Kennedy’s Last Days: The Assassination that Defined a Generation. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2013. Piereson, James. Camelot and the Culture Revolution: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism. New York: Encounter Books, 2007.
The Legacy of a Martyr Osama bin Laden once said “I am fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God. Our fight now is against the Americans” (Brainyquote). Bin Laden not only had hatred for the United States, but also for most of the world. The famous Al-Qaeda leader led many terrorist attacks all throughout the world. Osama bin Laden should be Time Magazine’s 2001 Person of the Year because he changed air travel, cost countries a vast amount of money, and brought a horrific culture of fear.
Death of Osama bin Laden: Effect on Al Qaeda Student’s name University Affiliation Death of Osama bin Laden: Effect on Al-Qaeda Osama bin Laden was the face of international terrorism; the leader of Islamist militant group al-Qaeda and wanted man by the U.S for ten years since the 9/11/01 terror attack. He was killed on May, 2011 by the U.S forces in Pakistan during their counterterrorism efforts. Osama was an inspirational leader and active participant in setting direction for strategy and operations of Global Jihadi networks (Al-Qaeda and its affiliates).The Al-Qaeda being the epicenter of global Jihadi networks encouraged the concept of violence and terrorism to promote what they believe is the global caliphate state whose
America has days to pay respect these gallant heroes; all that the public is taught is that they lay their life down every day for our freedom and that we must have nothing but admiration towards them. But in reality, the armed forces have become the very exact thing that they have been battling for years; they are terrorists. It is not very often that one hears about what goes on beyond the borders; the other side of the story rarely, if ever, comes out to the light. The US citizens never hear about the tens and thousands of carcasses left behind and referred to as “collateral damage”, all caused by The Heroes.
(fbi.gov, 2008) The World Trade Center’s parking garage located in Manhattan, NYC has exploded with a manmade bomb. The attack turned out to be something of a deadly dress rehearsal for 9/11…Al Qaeda would later return… (fbi.gov, 2008). The U.S. was violated by a terrorist attack from those comparable to Al-Qaeda. According to History.com a few radical Islamic fundamentalists were arrested, convicted and sentenced to life by a federal jury for their role in the bombing. One may say this incident alone foretells the following acts to follow.
Who is ISIS a) Over the recent weeks, ISIS released several videos via the internet of civilians having ties to the US or it's allies being brutaly murdered by way of beheading. Last week a video had surfaced from ISIS titled: "Another Message To America and it's Allies" showing a Volunteer Aid Worker Alan Henning being murdered just after brief statements from both Henning and the individual who authorities believe to be the same individual on recent ISIS videos. b) "I am Alan Henning. Because of our parliement's decision to attack the Islamic State, I as a member of the British Public will now pay the price for that decision." Henning makes the fourth civilian to be killed by way of beheading at the hands of ISIS since August.
Devin Sinclair Jour 312I August 16, 2013 The Death of Osama Bin Laden: U.S. vs. Iran Media Coverage On May 2, 2011, inside Pakistani borders, occurred an event that made an everlasting mark on history. On this morning, media stations around the world broadcasted the death of Osama Bin Laden after the United States Navy Seal Team 6 killed the leader of the Islamist organization called Al-‐Qaeda. After years of