By Alex Brislan
The goals of Al Qaeda is to for fill the goals of there religion and praise there god. They are Muslim Extremest who have changed some of the laws of their religion to suit there terrorist ways.
Yemen Hotel Bombings
On December 29,1992, Al Qaeda made their first ever terror attack on the Yemen Hotel in Aden. The Attack is known as the Yemen Hotel bombings and and was an attempt to kill American troops but it failed. this attack is also considered the first ever attack on The United States of America. though the objective was unsuccessful. The troops had already left before the bomb was detonated, but an Australian tourist and a hotel employee were killed and four Australian tourists were injured. A second bomb detonated before it was ment to at the Aden Mövenpick Hotel, where other United States Marines had also been staying, and three people were injured, none of which were Americans. At the moment, the bombings did not show up on the United States’ radar because no Americans had died. This attack was led By Osama Bin Ladin who was the leader of Al Qaeda at the time.
The Impact of this attack was that it was there first attack. were 1 person died and more than 10 were injured. they did not achieve there goal because the american troops got out before anyone could have been killed.