Terrorism : The Threat Of Terrorism

1098 Words Nov 14th, 2016 5 Pages
The threats of terrorism are growing globally and it is crucial in understanding the history of how terror is obtained to better prepare ourselves and possibly predict future threats. The behavioral pattern of the extremist can be a combination of qualities, acts, or beliefs. It is believed that all terrorist events have political objectives behind them, even though these extremist use religious symbolism to seek a wider audience and resort to violent acts to prove their point. The terrorist’s events leading up to September 11, 2001 can be analyzed for the purpose of uncovering such a pattern to shed light on the possibility of preventing another horrific terrorist attack in the future. September 11, 2001 is known today as the darkest day in aviation history because the attacks resulted in extensive death and destruction which led to significant U.S. initiates to combat terrorism globally. The Islamic extremist group Al-Qaeda are terrorists from Saudi Arabia and several other Arab nations who are responsible for such a horrific day in history. To better understand what led to 9/11, we must first analyze the history of Al-Qaeda’s past attacks. The significance of each attack, no matter how big or small, must have shown a pattern that bonds these acts together that if acknowledged could have forewarned the terrorist events of 9/11. With this in mind, through this paper terrorist acts before 9/11 will be discussed, the significance of these acts, and how they are all bonded…
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