9/11 Bombing Essay

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9/11 Assignment Section One The bombing of the World Trade Center September 11th, 2001 shouldn’t have come as a surprise to the American people and its officials because of previous events leading up to 9/11. One event was when the FBI and Philippine police failed to communicate with one another after in a Philippines hotel the police captured Abdul Sheikh Murad and seized Ramzi Yousef’s laptop that contained plans to bomb major landmarks around the world, including the World Trade Center. In 1993 Ramzi Yousef detonates a truck bomb in the parking lot underneath the World Trade Center and killed six people. Later in 2000 military in Tampa, Florida ran a list of known terrorist and found Muhammad Atta and Al-Shehhi who were at the airport but wasn’t stop because they both had good U.S. Visas. Muhammad Atta and Al-Shehhi were both major players in the Planes Operation in 9/11. November 5th, 1990 was the first terrorist attack on U.S. soil sponsored by Osama Bin Laden where ‘one crazy Arab killed one crazy Jew’. Egyptian American El Sayyid Nosair assassinated Zionist leader Rabbi Meir Kahane by shooting him in the throat twice. July 10th, 2001 field agent Ken Williams sends a memo to the FBI agency in Washington D.C. saying how he had found known terrorists were taking flight lessons in Arizona. It was read by a low level FBI agent and wasn’t forwarded to the upper bureau until after 9/11. Then five days before 9/11 a Pakistanian freshman in college said to his teacher as he pointed at the World Trade Center that they wouldn’t be there next week. September 11th, 2001 shouldn’t have come as a surprise to the American people and its officials because of all the previous events leading up to the bombing. 9/11 Assignment Section Two Out of all the people on the ‘ Wall of Shame ’ the one who solicited the most emotional response was Ramzi Yousef ‘The Chemist’ of

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