September 11, 2001 (herein referred to as 9/11) was a day in American history, which will be remembered as the most horrific attack on American soil. This attack, carried out by nineteen Islamic extremists, was associated with al-Qaeda, and involved the hijacking of four airplanes. Two of those airplanes were hijacked and flown directly into the World Trade Center in New York City, New York. The third plane’s target was the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the fourth plane was brought down in Pennsylvania where it is believed the passengers aboard fought the hijackers. This horrific day in history cost over 3,000 people their lives, and was labeled the worst attack on American soil since the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II.
After the Paris attacks in 2015, Anonymous had declared war on ISIS and began their campaign of finding, tracking and shutting down ISIS-related sites and accounts. During this time, Anonymous was monitoring and tracking a small group of militants and determined the group was plotting to copycat a mass killing terrorist attack that killed 38 tourists at Tunisia beach resort hotel; this time suicide attack on a market in the same country. This finding was the first time Anonymous had found an actual terrorist plot; before they were just shutting down ISIS propaganda and recruitment campaigns sites and accounts. Upon uncovering the plot, a cell within Anonymous, GhostSec, contacted Michael Smith II, a counter-terrorism advisor to members of
The British police have arrested five people on suspicion of being linked to the attacks in Paris and Brussels. On Thursday, three men and a woman were detained in Birmingham, central England. Also, on Friday, another man was held at London’s Gatwick Airport. Chief Const. Marcus Beale said that there was no information that suggested that an attack in Britain was being planned. A security source had confirmed that these five people arrests were linked to last month’s suicide bombings in Brussels, which resulted in thirty two people dead and November’s Paris attacks which left 130 people dead. The four men that were arrested are aged 40, 59, and two are aged 26. The woman is 29-years-old. They are all being questioned by counter-terrorism
Merah held at least three Colt .45 pistols, a 9mm Sten submachine gun, a Kalashnikov assault rifle, a pump-action shotgun, and uzi machine pistol, and a Colt Python .357 revolver. In addition, to the actual attacks in Denmark and France, Belgian police on 15 January shot dead two terrorist suspects in the eastern town of Verviers and made one arrest as part of an operation into an imminent "major" attack.
Bernard Cazeneuve, the French Interior Minister, stated that the suspect was detained in Arras in northern France. Cazeneuve stated that one of the Americans was taken to hospital with serious wounds. No names have been released at time of publishing.
As all have known Paris was attacked by a bombing. Which has caused many damages on the area. Although the damage has been done to this wonderful place the president Francois Hollande has taken charge against it and has taken it fairly quickly. And it might cause more damage than before to Paris and it’s people. Also it might cause damage to the other country or state and those people. He has taken charge and he's not looking back.
Another major unsuccessful attempt to attack was in October of 2012. Two packages were being transported from Yemen to the United States, and those packages contained 300 to 400 grams of explosives. The bombs were discovered during two stopovers at the airport in the United Kingdom and in Dubai. A week later, after the packages were found, Al Qaeda took responsibility for the attempt yet again (“Major Al Qaeda attacks,” n.d.).
There were 19 people who helped on 9/11 and they also had weapons. They were associated with the Islamic group called Al Qaeda. They hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against a couple places in the USA. Al Qaeda is located in the Middle East. The 19 terrorists easily smuggled box cutters and knives through security at three east coast airports. They got on four morning flights that were going to California. The terrorists chose those flights
Among a mountain of videos and photos taken in the blast area police were quick to narrow down the suspect list to two “high interest” suspects. The force detailed with coming up with the suspects list was over 1000 strong.
Farook and Malik along with another accomplice walked in wearing all black tactical gear and were yielding machine guns. Both the handguns recovered from the scene were purchased by Farook legally three or four years before, the two rifles were purchased by a possible former roommate three or four years before however, they believe he had nothing to do with the incident. Investigators also found in the conference room of Inland Regional three explosive devices packed with black powder and rigged to remote control cars. The couple planned to use the remote control cars to detonate the explosives from a distance however didn’t work and the remotes were found in the SUV they were driving. The latest question they are trying to answer is how he got the money to get all the supplies. They discovered a loan provider from WebBank weeks before the attack which he gave half to his mother and used the other on supplies. In response to this attack there has been a lot of pressure on Muslims to apologize for the event, however they have raised more than $100,000 to give to the families of the deceased to help for their funeral costs. Investigators are still investigating the case and more
During the investigation law enforcement found pieces of the vehicle that was used to blow up The World Trade Center and was able to track it back to the rental company that the men rented it from. One of the men involved Mohammed Salameh returned to the vehicle rental location and asked for his refund and then was arrested. The investigators were able to locate the suspect’s apartments, storage unit and the other suspects involved in the explosion. The men involved in the explosion were arrested, brought back to the United States and sent to prison.
A friend of one of the attackers had seen a familiar face on the news, however did not report that he might possibly know the identity of the attackers. Later on Thursday night a police officer was shot and killed which was expected to be the terrorists attempting to flee. However it wasn’t until Friday that police had gotten into a gunfight with the terrorists and shot and killed Dzhokhar Tsarnev, and wounding Tamerlan. The city of Boston was put on lockdown until the last standing attacker was caught after fleeing and escaping authorities. By the end of the night, authorities were notified about the whereabouts of Tamerlan. He was hiding in a boat in someone’s backyard with various wounds. He was later caught where he could face trial for the horrific acts that he and his brother had committed.
On January 7th, 2015, two gunmen attacked the headquarters of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, killing twelve people and injuring twelve others before escaping. On 9 January, police tracked
Much of the world has a heavy heart following the attack in Nice, France during a Bastille Day celebration. With 83 civilians dead and over 200 injured, this is one of the most deadly civilian attacks in recent history. Much of the world also asks the same question: how could this happen?