Al-Qaeda

What Al-Qaeda?

Al-Qaeda

Al-Qaeda was made in 1988 and is still present. Al-Qaeda has been designated as a terrorist organisation by the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, United Kingdom, United States of America and India. Al-Qaeda has made various attacks on many different countries. The most famous of these attacks are the 9/11 bombings on the United States. Al-Qaeda's management philosophy has been described as "centralization of decision and decentralization of execution.

1996 United States Embassy Bombings.

The 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings in East Africa resulted in 300 deaths which consisted mostly of locals. A barrage of cruise missiles were launched by the U.S. Military in response and this devastated an al-Qaeda base in Khost, Afghanistan.