The Responsibility Of 911 Attacks

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Have you ever think of the US should take the responsibility of 911 attacks? September 11 attacks, the deadliest terrorist attack in world history, were a series of airline hijacking by nineteen militants of an Islamic extremist group Al-Qaeda. The hijackers, along with the suicide bombers, seized four US commercial jets and crashed them into US’s landmarks, Twins tower of World Trader Center and the Pentagon, at 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2011. The notorious Al-Qaeda chief Osama-bin-Laden masterminded the attacks. According to CNN News, the September 11 attacks killed 2,966 people and injured more than 6,000 citizens in New York City (CNN). Moreover, as reported by Health Department WTC’s Health Registry, the attacks brought on the post-traumatic stress disorder, and they concluded that 1,140 people who worked near the Manhattan and the New York City at the time are diagnosed with cancer caused by exposure to toxins at Ground Zero (Bendix). On September 11, President George W Bush addressed a plausible but flawed explanation, “America was targeted for attack because we’re the brightest beacon for freedom and opportunity in the world. And no one will keep that light from shining” (The Boston Globe), which indirectly reveals that Bush is blaming Muslims for the fault for 911 attacks. While most of the Americans believe that Muslims are fully responsible for the 911 attacks, the U.S involvement in Middle East affairs and the exploitation of Middle East resources sparked off
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