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Has Qaeda Shifted its Operations to the Gulf Countries?

An even greater mistake is if we believe that a security approach coupled with a ready rhetoric attack on the Islamists is the solution, and the problem is over.The more important question now - the question that should be given greater attention and concentration - is: Has the Al Qaeda network moved its operations to the Gulf states? If ...
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9/11 Commission: Brought Changes to the United States in terms of Policy Building and Immigration Laws.

Embassies were bombed by Al Qaeda to which President Clinton responded by cruise missile attacks and the CIA hired assassins to kill Bin Laden. ... He accepted that the attack on the USS Cole was ordered by Bin Laden and the Bush administration, not wanting to wage military action, started to devise a plan to eliminate Al Qaeda in about three to&...
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What is the American National Interest after September 11?

For example, a realist perspective of international politics would suggest that after the attacks on the World Trade Center, the United States as a nation should rationally determine that its enemy, Al Qaeda must be eliminated, and go about seeking out the organization in Afghanistan in a highly systematized fashion, given that the terrorist cell possessed&#...
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Cicero Essay

The vicious attacks by the Al-Qaeda were similar to the ones at Pearl Harbour on December 7, 1941. If the people of the Al-Qaeda considered the damage and pain that the Japanese caused in 1941, maybe the outcome of last year's attacks would have been different. ...
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War on Iraq : Whether or Not to Support Bush’s Decision

On September 11, 2002, the United States became victim to Al-Qaeda's terrorist attack. ... Even though Iraq has never been known to go through with a direct attack on North America in the past, Hussein's weapon production factories have been tied in with members of Al-Qeada, the group responsible for the W.T.C. terrorist attack....
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However, he says, "the Bush administration undercut its own strategy and helped al-Qaeda gain new recruits throughout the Islamic world...polls show that after the Iraq war, more people in 'friendly' countries such as Jordan and Pakistan were attracted to Osama bin Laden than to George W. ... One of the complaints al-Qaeda has is that&...
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The Power of Actions

The organization responsible for these attacks was the al-Qaeda. Members of al-Qaeda lived in the U.S. prior the attacks and were trained how to fly by U.S. schools. ... The al-Qaeda did what they thought would make the U.S. weak and collapse. ... Operation Enduring Freedom was set forth In October of 2001 to retaliate and dismantle&#...
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War on Iraq

The Bush Administration has failed to produce credible evidence that the Iraqi regime has any links whatsoever with Al Qaeda. None of the September 11 hijackers were Iraqi, no major figure in Al Qaeda is Iraqi, nor has any part of Al Qaeda's money trail been traced to Iraq. ...
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Analysis of Why Terrorists Should Not Have Weapons of Mass Destruction

Terrorists released the nerve gas Sarin into a Tokyo subway some years ago, anthrax was used in the United States with the Postal Service as the delivery method, and al-Qaeda killed thousands in 2001 by flying fuel-laden passenger planes into buildings (Quillen, 2002). ... However, This is still al large amount of material. ... The head of...
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Terrorism and The Taliban: How It Is Affecting Our World

Al-Qaeda is an international terrorist network that seeks to rid Muslim countries of what it sees as a "profane influence of the West and replace their governments with a fundamentalist Islamic regime" ("Al-Qaeda," par. 2). ... He and his Al-Qaeda network worked hard to recruit fighters from across the Arab and Muslim world to join...
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Controversy on Bush’s Military Tribunal Plan

However, Al Qaeda soldiers do not follow the code, and therefore are illegal combatants. ... The U.S. government, however, is not break- ing international law by trying Al Qaeda and Taliban members in military tribunals, as some international law scholars say they are doing. In order for Bush plan to be unlawful, Al Qaeda and Taliban ...
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The 9/11 Commission: the Clinton Administration’s Response in 1998 versus the Bush Administration’s Response to 2001

The 9/11 commission, when comparing the Clinton Administration\'s response to the 1998 Al Qaeda bombings of American embassies, admitted that during this period of world history the Clinton Administration was still in a difficult and transitional world period, and domestically, the nation was uncertain as to how to go forward. ... Without local law...
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Islam and Fundamentalism

1. Identification of the Issue The impact of Islamic Fundamentalism on the World as it relates to terrorism.The Founding Of IslamMuhammad was born into the trading society of Mecca in 570. He was a part of one of the dominant tribes, the Qu'raish.1. Mecca was a great trade city and was a stopping place for merchants and businessmen of...
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Police Brutality in New York

. # (2) Type of violence: Primordial# (3) People perpetrating the violence: Al-Qaeda Terror Group# (4) The Al-Qaeda is trying to terrorize the world with their actions of violence. They have been very successful in carrying out these attacks in the past and the present, therefore; the world has to come together and wor...
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International Relations

This happened in Kosovo with Milosevic and in Afghanistan between al Qaeda. ... I support the idea of the new phase of war NATO used in Bosnia and also is using in Afghanistan against al Qaeda. ...
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Another reason the United States has any interest in attacking Saddam is that somehow the U.S thinks Saddam is connected to Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda. ... It is true that Saddam has provided support for terrorists in his region, particularly for those who oppose Israel, but there is just no convincing evidence that he has any connection to...
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Osama Bin Laden

A multi-millionaire, who runs a private terror network of Islamic extremists, called Al Qaeda, has support from millions of people from dozens of Islamic countries around the world, who are supposed to have a single motive- kill all the Americans. On an interview to ABCNEWS in 1999, when asked about the two US embassies bombing in Kenya a...
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Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American Peop

"The evidence we have gathered all points to a collection of loosely affiliated terrorist organizations known as al Qaeda"(Bush, p.2). ... One in particular stands out in the middle of his speech; "And tonight, the United States of America makes the following demands on the Taliban: Deliver to United States authorities all the leader...
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Why Saddam Hussein Must be Forcibly Removed from Power

Not only does Saddam Hussein harbor terrorists in Iraq, but he also offers financial support and weapons to terrorist groups such as Al Qaeda. Saddam Hussein also trains Al Qaeda warriors in secret training camps located in Iraq. ...
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The Partition of Palestine in 1948

The instruction to "wage war" in this passage might be interpreted figuratively by some, but considering the recent events, it seems as though the members of Al Qaeda took this instruction literally. ... Montasser al-Zayyat, the spokesman of the Gama'a al-Islamiya, which is the larger of Egypt's two fundamentalist terrorist groups, explains t...
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The Shadow Government

(WP) Concerns that al Qaeda could have gained access to a crude nuclear device "were a major factor" in the president's decision. ... This same official commented that the United States had no confirmation "and no solid evidence" that al Qaeda had such a nuclear device and also acknowledged that the consensus among top U.S. official...
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Bush Lays Down Plans

The State of the Union is a speech delivered by the president directed towards Congress and the citizens of the United States. In this speech, the president addresses the problems that our nation faces today; both domestic and foreign.President George W. Bush opened his speech with the issue of Ame...
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The Abu Sayyaf Group

The ASG was originally called Al Harakut-ul Al Islamiya and Mujahedeen Commando Freedom Fighters [4]. ... Al-Qaeda and Jemaah Islamiya (JI) operatives have provided the ASG with training in IED construction, car bombs, cell phone initiation systems and guerilla tactics [4]. ... This cash flow combined with close contacts in the MNLF, Moro Isl...
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The Hamas of Palestine

The acronym Hamas stands for Harakat al-Muquwamat al-Islamiyyah, which means \"Islamic Resistance Movement. ... His deputy and successor, Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi, issued a statement implying that Hamas would avenge Yasin\'s death with attacks on Israel "and on the United States. ... Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi. ...
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Defeating Terrorism

Americans can no longer foster the illusion that what happens to the rest of the world cannot affect them as well.The bottom line, says Michael Scheuer, a CIA analyst who wrote the book Imperial Hubris under the name "anonymous," "While the 11 September attack was a human-economic calamity, Washington's failure to have its military ready&...
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