Osama bin laden

By Oliver Rodriguez

OSAMA BIN LADEN: EARLY LIFE

Osama bin Laden was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1957 or 1958. He was the 17th of 52 child born to Mohammed bin Laden, who owned the largest construction company in the Saudi kingdom. So Him and his siblings were educated in the west and went to work for his father’s company, but Osama bin Laden stayed close to home. He went to school in Jiddah, he had a wife early by marrying young and like other Saudi men, he joined the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood. These shaped him and his political beliefs which turned him into the man.

OSAMA BIN LADEN AND THE PAN-ISLAMIST IDEA

For him Islam is more than just a religion, his religion shaped his decision making skills and influenced his every thought. He went to college in the late 1970's. Till later on he became a radical pan-Islamist scholar. Which that they believed they should make and participate in making a single Islamic state. He believed that for those things to happen all Muslims should rise up in jihad,which means a religious militia or holy war basically, to create a single Islamic state.

OSAMA BIN LADEN: BUILDING AL-QAIDA

In 1988, bin Laden created a new group, which is called al-Qaida that would focus on acts of terrorism instead of military campaigns. After the Soviets left from Afghanistan in 1989, he returned to Saudi Arabia to step up fundraising for this new and more complicated mission. Early the next year,he left Saudi Arabia for the more military event in Sudan. After one more year of preparation, al-Qaida struck for the first time: A bomb exploded in a hotel in Aden, Yemen, that had American troops on their way to a peacekeeping mission in Somalia.

OSAMA BIN LADEN: VILOLENCE

Him and his associates embraced violence in the at soon as they could. For example, they trained and armed there rebels who killed 18 American servicemen in Mogadishu in 1993. They were also linked to the 1993 bombing of New York’s twin towers, but they ultimately failed. That didn't stopfrom trying again tough witch caused the 9/11 incident and the pentagon incident. They also attempted to assassinate the Egyptian president Hosni Mubarek in 1995. They also bombed a U.S. National Guard training center in Riyadh that same year and also they had a truck bomb that destroyed American military residence in Dharan, back in 1996.He took credit for these attacks and way more. There are to much attacks to list, but that just means he has more blood on his hands. Which made him....

OSAMA BIN LADEN: PUBLIC ENEMY #1

He moved from Sudan to Afghanistan in 1996 trying to prevent his capture. Plus as well the terrorist attacks carried out by his groups did not even come to a halt they kept on coming. Finally, in August 2010, they traced bin Laden to a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, about 35 miles from a city called Islamabad. For a while, CIA agents watched the house while drones took pictures from the sky. On May 2, 201, there was a team of Navy Seals who burst into the compound. They found the al-Qaida leader in an upstairs bedroom with a pistol and an assault rifle. They shot him in the head and chest, killing him instantly. Which became good news, that this man was finally dead.

Resources

I have to give thanks to http://www.history.com/topics/osama-bin-laden this is where i got all my information/data about this topic. Which was a reliable resource to learn more about Osama bi laden and the aspect of his thoughts, ideas, and beliefs.


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