The September / 11 Attacks

1202 WordsApr 2, 20165 Pages
The war in Afghanistan started was a direct response to the 9/11 attacks. This deadly terrorist acts killed thousands of American citizens. After the attack president bush made it clear that whoever is responsible for this horrendous act of violence will pay and will be brought to justice. After the American intelligence agencies found that Al- Qaeda was responsible for the 9/11 attacks president bush gave the Taliban leaders in Afghanistan an ultimatum for harboring al-Qaeda and their leader which says hand over the terrorist that are responsible for the attacks or share their fate. The Taliban leadership requested the American government to provide any avoidance proving that Osama bin-Laden was behind the 9/11 attacks before they hand him over to the American government. The Bush administration said that the Taliban should hand over Osama bin-laden without any conditions or suffer the same consequences as Al-Qaeda. Less than a month after the 9/11 attacks the war began. The war in Afghanistan was going on for more than a decade and there is no end in sight. The war costs the U.S more than a trillion dollars which is having a negative effect on the economy, with all the money and resources that were poured into Afghanistan, the lives people in Afghanistan didn’t improve instead it only got worse. The fundamental goal for the United States government in Afghanistan was to destroy Al-Qaeda who was responsible for the attacks and their hosts the Taliban. The U.S also wanted
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