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My Father Essay

  • Submitted by: chikarito
  • on January 6, 2012
  • Category: History
  • Length: 317 words

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On a Tuesday morning Spetember 11, 2001, a tragedy struck the United States and it changed the course of history.   World Trade Center Twin Towers and the Pentagon were targeted by hijacked aircraft, killing thousands, and initiating the death of almost a million in the name of the victims of 9/11. An act of terror was committed, regardless of whom the committer was. Such a horrendous act deserves a genuine unbiased investigation, which the United States government failed to provide.   
The 9 11 Commission report, set out to “prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks”, found out that 19 arab hijackers led by Osama Bin Laden breached the Unites States’ defense system, crashed into the twin towers and pentagon, and eventually resulted in structural failure of the Twin Towers leading to the collapse.   However, the failure of our defense system, the collapse of the World Trade Centers, and the illogical explanation of the attack on the pentagon seemed to only point fingers at the inside of our nation, not the outside!
The government’s official investigation, the 9 11 commission, stated that due to miscommunication and unpreparedness of these two institutions, the attacks were done at a success. It is important to aknowledge that there have been many contradicting statements to their official story (Bhaerman). Such statements have been ignored by the 9 11 commission.   Thus leading me to disqualify the plot constructed by 9 11 commission of how exactly the FAA and NORAD could not communicate effectively for over 1 hour. 
The 9 11 commission report gave the following outline:
American Airlines Flight 11:
“8:19 Flight attendant notifies AA of hijacking… 8:46 AA11 crashed onto 1 WTC (North Tower)”
United Airlines Flight 175:
“8:52 Flight attendant notifies UA of hijacking… 9:03 Flight 175 crashes into 2 WTC (South Tower).”
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