911 Attack Essay

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Gabriel RosarioGonzalez Case Study Response Module 1 For me, the three most significant domestic terror attacks on US soil where: 1. The Bombing on the World Trade Center north tower on February 26 1993 where a group of Muslim Terrorist Set off a bomb inside a Truck with the hopes that this would collapse the north tower into the south tower. I chose this one because although it didn’t do its assigned purpose it still created massive panic to US Citizens and contributed immensely with the Attack that would follow. I believe that the government response was on point after the attack. The investigation being led by the NY JTTF and about 700 FBI agents worldwide at there disposal uncovered a Vehicle identification number in the rubble that led to the arrest of the terrorists involved. 2. The attack on the World Trade Center on September 11 2001 where members of the terrorist organization named Al-Qaeda led by Osama Bin Laden high jacked four passenger planes and coordinated a series of attacks on the World Trade Center North and South tower, the Pentagon and the fourth one that was intended for Washington DC, but the passengers fought back and where able to detour the plane from it’s intended target and crashing into a field near Shanksville Pennsylvania. I chose this attack because it was the worst domestic terrorist attack on US soil. The attack resulted in the deaths of 2,977 people, not counting the 19 hijackers. It caused an extreme psychological impact to the USA creating Terror and Grieve. We are still feeling the economical damage that the attack caused. Not counting the loss of human life the damage exceeded 100 billion and the fall of global markets is incalculable. The government and law enforcement response went just as planned, with quick response and proper evacuation procedures (even though the attack damaged some of the comm. Speakers in the

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