The Bombing Of The United States

1168 WordsJan 21, 20155 Pages
September eleven 2001 two planes were highjacked and flown into the twin towers as a suicide mission. This was the first major terrorist attack on the United States. Terrorism has taken so many innocent lives. Its an issue we deal with on a daily basis. Because of this, President George Bush took extreme measures and was very successful on the global war on terror. He made multiple changes to laws and regulations to help keep American citizens safe. Despite the extreme measures former president George Bush took, the war on terror is not a winnable war.We can take pro cautions to terrorist attacks to a minimum in the United States but this war is something that is ever going to end. Many American citizens say that terrorism started in the United States with the home grown incident known as the Oklahoma City bombing. This terrorist bomb was an attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in down town Oklahoma City. The blast from the bomb destroyed and damaged 324 buildings within a 16 block radius. This attack killed 168 people and injured more then 680 others. Timothy McVeigh and coconspirator Terry Nichols were motivated by their hatred for the federal government.Another example of terrorist attacks on the United States is February 26, 1993, A bomb exploded in the basement garage of the World Trade Center, killing six and injuring at least 1,040 others. In 1995, Islamist Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman and nine others were convicted of conspiracy charges. The government also

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