The Intelligence Reform And Terrorism Prevention

2210 WordsDec 14, 20149 Pages
This paper analyzes Al-Qaeda as a very difficult somewhat intelligent, most circulated and uncontrollable organization, an organization which has made it a duty to confront our Nation’s national security and intelligence for about 15 years. Even with the death of their leader Osama bin Laden’s in May of 2011; the organization remains actively at large by replacing it leadership head with Ayman al-Zawahiri. I also analyzes 5 aspects of Al-Qaeda as an organization, namely the, History, Goals, Internet Campinas, Al Qaeda Affiliating Group and Finances. Furthermore, I analyses the Impact of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention (IRTPA), mainly on Information sharing Introduction Part I: Historical Background of Al-Qaeda…show more content…
Al-Qaeda began carrying out missions as they were also responsible for the 1996 bombings of the Khobar Towers, whereas the 1998 attacks on US Embassies in Kenya, the 2000 assault on the USS Cole in Yemen and the Tanzania bombing and these were their signature missions. Since then al-Qaeda has merged with a number of other Islamist militant organizations, including Egypt’s Islamic Jihad and the Islamic group in Yemen. Al-Qaeda was responsible for the attack on the United States on September 11, 2001, since the attack of September 11; we have undertook two wars, one in Iraq and the other in Afghanistan and also established some very important intelligence organizations, namely the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and have done many other things to fight the war against al-Qaeda and any other form of terrorist, but we have yet eliminated the threat of terrorism which might never do. Al Qaeda, which stand for (“the base”) is a multi-layered international Islamist terrorist network made up of lots of regional member organizations and clandestine cells with complex degrees of communication, the group ideology and operation remained at its forefront. Ideology of Al- Qaeda The base Ideology of al Qaeda is to establish an Islamic tare, with a focus on Sharia Laws.
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