The War On The World Trade Center

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The U.S. soil had previously been unaffected by any type of foreign attack until the turn of the 21st century which marked a pivotal point. On September 11, 2001, the attack on the World Trade Center profoundly changed not only U.S. domestic and foreign policies but the world. The research conducted in this paper will explore the incidents that occurred on the terrorist attack that destroyed the Twin Towers and devastated the World Trade Center in New York. Many had threatened the U.S. but none have previously been successful. The impact of 9/11 introduced a new reform that included war on terrorism worldwide such as the deployment of U.S. military over seas as a result, the advancement of Homeland Security and subsidiary agencies, the…show more content…
The six conspirators linked to the bombing were arrested and sentenced up to 240 years each. In 1995, Yousef who was directly related to other orchestrated terrorist attacks, had organized an attack involving 11 international flights in route to the United States from foreign countries by detonating bombs concurrently. One of the most motivating factors that led up to the September 11, 2001 attack was the involvement of the United States with foreign policies in the Middle East. This new implementation of direction and counterterrorism reform policies, derived by the United States appealed to the Extremist group known as Al Queda, which conspired in the proceedings that occurred on September 11, 2001 to become recognized.
The shocking actions of September 11, commanded an awakening of the average American from the false sense of security, trusting that the United States is untouchable from chaos and destruction imposed upon by foreign enemies. It was on a Tuesday morning at 8:46 a.m., the skies were flawlessly clear and sunny with calm waters surrounding Manhattan. An American Airliner, a Boeing 747 flight 11, carrying 76 passengers had departed from Boston heading to California crashed into Tower 1 known as the North Tower. Tower 2, also known as the South Tower
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