Osama Bin Laden Research Paper

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Osama Bin Laden was born March 10, 1957 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia into a privileged family that’s worth millions maybe billions. His dad is construction billionaire Mohammed Awad bin Laden and his mom is Mohammed’s 10th wife, Syrian-Born Alia Ghanem. Osama was the 7th of 50 kids born to Muhammad bin Laden. As a dad, he was very strict, insisting that all his kids live under one roof and maintain a rigid religious and moral code. He dealt with his kids, especially his sons, as if they were grown men, and demanded they learn how to become self-dependent at an early age. When Afghanistan got attacked by the Soviets,Osama joined the Afghan resistance because he believed it was his job as a Muslim to…show more content…
Not able to return to Saudi Arabia, Osama took refuge in Afghanistan, where he received protection from the country's ruling Taliban militia. While under the protection of the Taliban, Osama issued a series of fatwas, religious statements, which declared a holy war against the United States. Among the accusations reared at the offending country were the pillaging of natural resources. By 2001, Osama had attempted, and often successfully executed attacks on several countries using the help of Al Qaeda trained terrorists and his seemingly bottomless financial resources. On September 11, 2001, Osama would deliver his most devastating blow to the United States. A small group of Osama's Al Qaeda jihadists hijacked four commercial passenger aircraft in the United States, two of which collided into the World Trade Center towers. Another aircraft crashed into The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. A fourth plane was successfully retaken, and crashed in Pennsylvania. The intended target of the final aircraft was believed to be the United States Capitol. In all, the attack killed nearly 3,000

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