Essay about Terrorism Against America

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Terrorism is the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes. Recently on September 11, 2001 a terrorist group calling themselves Al-Qadea, planned a coordinated attack. Thus high jacking four planes which were targeted at what some people call the heart of the United States, (Twin Towers, Pentagon, and another landed in PA). With this said we call these people terrorists. So many people died on 9/11 not for their country but for oil. The terrorist attack was motivated from the sheer dislike of the US being in the middle east using their oil for our own personal gain. Osama Binladen and Saadam Hussein were the big power houses in control of the political aspect and the terrorists. The United …show more content…
The seriousness of the situation that I had volunteered for happened a few days later going down the boundless road to my new home Korean Village. Forever and a day it seemed liked we were driving then we hit an IED (Improvised Explosive Device). Everyone’s initial reactions were that they couldn’t believe that this could be happening. Even though we knew where we were and the endless possibilities of what could happen, everyone was stunned even for slight second until our training kicked in. Reluctantly we had no casualties and minimal injuries. United States troops are there to fight and die for our country, but how many innocent people who did not take the oath to defend these states from all foreign and domestic enemies have died unnecessarily? The real number of guiltless people killed may never be identified. Eight years later after Al-Qadea’s introductory attack there are still US soldiers dieing every week. I had a chance to work and train some Iraqi military and police. Majority of America is oblivious to Iraq’s and Afghanistan’s culture. To my own great amazement they are congruent to a lot of things we do and say. They insist on calling us the terrorists because we were in the country first getting natural resources, which they weren’t fond of. The government was living quite comfortable while others in the country were living in poverty.
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