By Tom Lansford Ph.D.
This e-book analyzes the advanced explanations and results of the September eleven, 2001, terrorist assaults either locally and across the world, and examines the following wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
• presents insightful rates from modern figures and first records starting from Osama bin Laden's 1998 fatwa opposed to the us to the 2006 Iraq research crew Report
• comprises 12 biographies starting from Osama bin weighted down to George W. Bush that supply certain historical past on vital figures from the era
• provides a chronology of occasions from the Nineteen Seventies to the current day, together with occurrences resulting in the September eleven, 2001, assaults and the Iraq War
• contains a decide on bibliography of significant works at the September eleven, 2001, assaults; the struggle in Iraq; place of origin defense; and the struggle on terror
• incorporates a exact word list of key words resembling "Shiite" and "weapons of mass destruction"
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Since the failed 1993 bombing of the WTC, bin Laden 21 22 9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq had been obsessed with conducting another attack against the facility. The failure of the original strike to do signiﬁcant damage was seen as an embarrassment for al Qaeda. The WTC buildings were the home to numerous ﬁnancial and banking ﬁrms, ranging from Bank of America to Lehman Brothers investment ﬁrm to the Bank of Taiwan. On any given day, the buildings contained more than 50,000 workers and visitors (the towers were signiﬁcant tourist attractions).
M. He arrived back at the White House at 6:54 pm and 29 30 9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq delivered a second live address to the American people. Bush began by stating, “Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts”; and later declared that “America was targeted for attack because we’re the brightest beacon for freedom and opportunity in the world. ”2 There was criticism of Bush for his actions on the day of attack for not communicating more deeply with the American people during the day and for not returning to Washington more quickly.
In the early 1990s, al Qaeda also supported separatist Muslim groups in Chechnya ﬁghting the Russians, in Kosovo battling the Serbs, and in Kashmir ﬁghting the Indians. Bin Laden, who came from a wealthy Saudi family and was a multimillionaire, created an elaborate ﬁnancial system to funnel money from donors and supporters to groups and operations. In 1991, al Qaeda moved much of its operations from Afghanistan to Sudan. Once in Sudan, al Qaeda established new training bases and opened legitimate businesses, including construction companies and import/export ﬁrms, in an effort to expand its ﬁnancial resources.
9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. A Chronology and Reference Guide by Tom Lansford Ph.D.