Osama bin Laden: The Life and Death of the 9/11 al-Qaeda by Elaine Landau

By Elaine Landau

Approximately ten years after the 11th of September terrorist assaults at the usa, an elite crew of U.S. designated forces shocked the area with a dramatic and bold feat. almost immediately after middle of the night on may possibly 1, 2011, a U.S. military SEALs crew stormed a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed its most-wanted inhabitant—Osama bin weighted down, the mastermind in the back of al-Qaeda. This militant team deliberate the September eleven, 2001, aircraft hijackings that killed hundreds of thousands of individuals whilst the planes flew into the area alternate middle in manhattan urban and the Pentagon open air of Washington, D.C. the gang can be liable for different terrorist assaults around the globe. because the network's chief, Osama bin encumbered grew to become the head goal within the United States's conflict on Terror. during this interesting account, examine extra in regards to the chief of the al-Qaeda community and the U.S. efforts that at last introduced the world’s so much feared terrorist to justice.

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Troops would make it extremely difficult for Islamic fundamentalists to support the Saudi government in the future. To Islamic fundamentalists, involving the imperialist West in a conflict where Muslims were pitted against Muslims was sacrilegious. According to one source, bin Laden hurriedly barged into the office of Prince Sultan, Saudi Arabia’s minister of defense, with a ten-page alternative battle plan. ” but he didn’t have a solid answer for the prince when asked how the country would adequately defend itself against an air or naval attack from Saddam Hussein.

There was no doubt that Osama bin Laden had made a difference in ways that would please Islamic militants and eventually frighten the West.

These volunteers were there for the glory of Islam, and they hoped to create a true Islamic nation. Though support for the Afghanistan jihad came from Muslim countries and organizations, a key amount of assistance was also from what would seem a most unlikely place—the United States. In this instance, the old saying, “My enemy’s enemy is my friend” applies. The United States had been at odds with the Soviet Union for some time. It was anxious to stop Soviet expansion, and the spread of communism in any way possible.

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