9/11 and the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Chronology and by Tom Lansford Ph.D.

By Tom Lansford Ph.D.

This ebook analyzes the advanced explanations and results of the September eleven, 2001, terrorist assaults either locally and across the world, and examines the following wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

• presents insightful costs from modern figures and first records starting from Osama bin Laden's 1998 fatwa opposed to the USA to the 2006 Iraq research team Report

• comprises 12 biographies starting from Osama bin weighted down to George W. Bush that supply designated heritage on very important figures from the era

• provides a chronology of occasions from the Seventies to the current day, together with occurrences resulting in the September eleven, 2001, assaults and the Iraq War

• encompasses a decide upon bibliography of significant works at the September eleven, 2001, assaults; the struggle in Iraq; place of birth safeguard; and the battle on terror

• encompasses a particular thesaurus of keyword phrases reminiscent of "Shiite" and "weapons of mass destruction"

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In Newark, one of the bags of hijacker al-Haznawi was checked for explosives. Otherwise, security officials would later report there was nothing suspicious about the 19 hijackers. Al-Mihdhar and Nawaf al-Hamzi were both on the FBI terrorist list, but were able to buy tickets and board the planes without alerting law enforcement officials. , while Flight 77 became the third, about 10 minutes later. m. Al-Shehhi took over the controls of Flight 175, with Ahmed al-Ghamdi, Hamza al-Ghamdi, Banihammad, and al-Shehri as the other hijackers.

In January 1995, al Qaeda plotter Ramzi Yousef attempted to launch a terrorism campaign. S. airliners in flight during a 48-hour period. Filipino police uncovered the plot, which prevented most of the strikes, but one bomb exploded on an airplane, killing one. The failed plot was part of al Qaeda’s strategy of undertaking ever more spectacular acts of terrorism. -Pakistani operation. He was extradited to the United States and convicted of his role in both the 1993 WTC bombing and the 1995 plot. Meanwhile, on November 13, seven people were killed when Islamic terrorists linked to al Qaeda detonated a car bomb at a military training facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Targets. Bin Laden approved the scheme in 1999, setting in motion the most devastating terrorist attack in world history. The 9/11 Plot The idea of using airplanes as weapons was not new. S. and allied vessels. On September 12, 1994, Frank Eugene Corder crashed a small, stolen, single-engine airplane into the south lawn of the White House (Corder was not apparently trying to crash into the White House, but land the plane on the grass). S. security and law enforcement agencies to launch studies on the possibility of suicide attacks by aircraft.

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