Al Qaeda, the organization that the United States is in a constant, never ending battle with, the

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Al Qaeda, the organization that the United States is in a constant, never ending battle with, the organization that has made the most impact and changed the United States forever. Al Qaeda is always making headlines with their terrorist attacks, the most known attack September 11th, 2001. This essay is about the terrorist group Al Qaeda, its history and background, Osama bin Laden, their well-known leader, and the major attacks on America.
Al Qaeda, or Al Qaida, is a global militant Islamist organization. It was agreed upon as a terrorist organization by almost every nation such as the United States, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty), the European Union, United Kingdom, United Nations, India, and many more countries. Al Qaeda is a organization
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On May 2, 2011, bin Laden was shot and killed by Navy SEALs of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development Group. After the body of Bin Laden was ctaken to Afghanistan for identification, it was buried at sea. Al Qaeda confirmed the death of bin Laden on May 6th and vowed to seek revenge against the United States. Ayman al-Zawahiri, former Deputy Operations Chief of Al Qaeda, took the role of commander of Al Qaeda in place of bin Laden.
Al Qaeda is most known for their terrorist attacks. They have had six major attacks and four of them were towards America to seek revenge. The first terrorist attack was on December 29, 1992. They detonated two bombs in Aden, Yemen at the Movenpick Hotel and Goldmohur Hotel in hope of eliminating the American soldiers that were on their way to Somalia. Fortunately, no Americans were killed but some were injured.
In 1993 there was an attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. There was a truck bomb and the plan was to break the foundation of one of the towers so that it will fall onto tower two, bringing the entire complex down, and in hope that it would kill about 250,000 people. The towers shook and swayed but only killed six people and injured 1,042 others. After the attack, Ramzi Yousef, the one behind the attack, fled to Pakistan and moved to Manila, Philippines. He also developed plans to destroy and cause trouble to a dozen other American airlines, to assassinate Pope John

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