Running head: BOSTON BOMBERS Boston Bombers Walter Hogan Alanna Smith Terrorism and Homeland Security CRJ 440 November 13, 2013 Strayer University BOSTON BOMBERS Two apparent explosive devices were detonated near the crowded finish line of the Boston Marathon. The explosions took place at the 4:09 mark of the race, and approximately ten seconds apart. As soon as news of the Boston Marathon bombings broke around 2:50 p.m. on Monday, April 15, myriad layers of the U.S.’s problem-solving teams and experts came into play.” Particularly noteworthy was the initial response of law enforcement units, emergency medical crews, hospitals, and various government agencies. These first responders identified victims, treated injuries, quickly
Samantha Martin The news article I chose to compare and contrast is the release of George Zimmerman. If you have been keeping up with the news you know that Zimmerman is the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed seventeen year-old Trayvon Martin on February 26th as he walked home from the store after purchasing a soda and a bag of Skittles. Today April 23, 2012 Zimmerman was released on 15,000 dollars bond witch was ten percent of the 150,000 dollar bond set by the judge earlier this week. Msnbc.com has video coverage of Zimmerman walking out of jail escorted by police clutching a brown paper bag. The links on this site are very useful if you want to follow the story from the beginning.
September 11, 2001 Terrorists of Middle Eastern origin crash three hijacked airliners into New York’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. A fourth hijacked airliner crashes in rural Pennsylvania on its way to a target. Almost 3,000 people are killed in the attacks. Timeline of Events xxi October 2001 Congress passes the USA Patriot Act, giving law enforcement officials more power to combat the threat of terrorism. 2002 Criminal investigation of the bankruptcy of Enron, one of the nation’s largest corporations, begins, leading to several convictions over the next few years on securities fraud
Under that on the left-hand side in small print is a statistic that reads, “It is estimated that one person dies every 8 seconds from smoking. Stop smoking now!” The printed ad utilizes all three of the rhetorical appeals; ethos, logos, and pathos through its image and statements. Using ethos, the advertiser uses the image of the two cigarettes that resemble the burning Twin Towers. This visual image sends a message to the audience by associating the deaths from smoking with the deaths of innocent people that died on 9/11. Logos is used to state the fact that,
Tyler's story started at college. Tyler was gay, and had just begun sharing this part of himself with the people he was close to during the summer after his high school graduation, after graduating high school, Tyler attended Rutgers University where he was excited to learn, grow and have the freedom to live openly as a gay man, but things didn't go as planned; Tyler became a victim of cyber-bullying. His privacy was invaded when his college roommate set up a webcam to spy on him. The roommate viewed him in an intimate act, and invited others to view this online. Tyler discovered what his abuser had done and that he was planning a second attempt.
On the 6th august 1945 the first atomic bomb ‘little boy’ was to be dropped on foreign soil for the first time from Enola gay to Hiroshima, japan. Harry. S Truman (the president of the USA at the time) commanded for the dropping of the bomb in an attempt to make Japan surrender. The bomb destroyed Hiroshima and over 70,000 people were instantly killed the in blast. Then just three days after the first bomb the second atomic bomb, 'Fat Man' was dropped over Nagasaki on August 9th, 1945 about at least 50,000 people were killed because of the blast.
(CNN) -- The mastermind of the worst terrorist attack on American soil is dead, U.S. President Barack Obama announced late Sunday night, almost 10 years after the attacks that killed almost 3,000 people. Osama bin Laden -- the longtime leader of al Qaeda -- was killed by U.S. forces in a mansion outside the Pakistani capital of Islamabad along with other family members, a senior U.S. official told CNN. In an address to the nation late Sunday night, Obama called bin Laden's death "the most significant achievement to date in our nation's effort to defeat al Qaeda." Up-to-the-minute updates on bin Laden | President's statement "Today, at my direction, the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan," Obama said. "A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability.
On September 11, 2001 two planes crashed into the World Trade Center, a third into the Pentagon, and a fourth into a Pennsylvania field. This day was the deadliest attack of by foreign enemies on American soil. Later it was learned that the hijackers had received flight training in the United States. In 2004 Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is ordered to check all foreign students against terrorism, criminal and immigration databases (Boyer, 2001). In October 2010, at a flight school 30 miles northwest of Boston, Federal officials arrested dozens of illegal immigrants, including the owner and students who received clearance by the U.S. Government despite of the strict guidelines put in place after the September 11 attacks.
Terrorism: A Christian Perspective Terrorism is something that has defined the times. Anyone older than the age of, say, 15, can actively remember the images on the television screen – the planes careening as if in slow motion into the World Trade Center, the buildings burning for what seemed days before a final push of gravity crushed the towers, and anyone inside them, to the ground. It’s a sad thing to remember, but an impossible thing to forget. Fast-forward to the equally horrific, if not as public, terrorist attacks in Mumbai. Here was a strategically sound and carefully thought out attack upon groups of hundreds of people.
"I saw two shadows moving quickly away from the center of the park at about 2:45AM. From the shapes, I could tell immediately that they were young males." A witness (wanting to remain anonymous) told to police in the morning, only a few hours after the murder. Only a day after the crime was reported, the TPD announced that the victim's name was Robert "Bob" Sheldon, an 18-year-old senior that attended Oklahoma High School. One of Sheldon's friends offered to share some insight on what he was like.