[2014] Kara DeSouza (LupsJuniors8): Osama bin Laden

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[2014] Kara DeSouza (LupsJuniors8): Osama bin Laden

Osama was the co-founder of Al Qaeda. He devised many terrorist attacks against other nation. Because of his strong officiating with the acts of terror Al Qaede preformed, Osama bin Laden is blamed for the planning and organization of the collapsed the twin towers on 9/11 2001. Because of this terrible act of terrorism many innocent Americans we killed. After the attack American has never been quite the same. Because of the horrible tragedy that occurred,America set out to find and kill him. Osama not only killed many lives but inflicted pain, and misery in the hearts of their families, and of the whole nation. Americans will never forget what happened on that day. After September 11th 2011 Osama bin Laden went into hiding. It took almost a decade after 9/11 to track and find him.

The idea of Al Qaeda was developed by Abdullah Azzam. Seeing potential in Osama, he taught him pan-Islamic ideas. These ideas were cultivated by the hatred of the Americans and the longing a single nation united under Islam. To create this nation Osama and Abdullah formed an army of young radicals who would risk there lives to gain power. This army would later be called Al Qaeda. As Al Qaeda became more predominant they attacked viciously. Al Qaeda is blamed for the arming and the training of the Somalian troops that killed 18 Americans in Mogadishu, the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993, the attempted assassination of an Egyptian president in 1995, the bombing of the twin towers in 2001, and other crimes again nations.

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Osama bin Laden was born in Riyadh Saudi Arabia in 1957 or 1958. In his early life while his other siblings were educated in the west he stayed near his upbringings and joined the Islamist Muslim brotherhood. For young men living in Saudi Arabia it was an ordinary thing to do to show a declaration of faith in Islam. But Osama was not pleased with with Islamic people. He believed that one should act politically in faith also. Under Abdullah Azzam Osama bin Laden was taught the ways of pan Islamists. Together they became founders of al Qaeda which means the base. This group was made to issue out symbolic terrorist attacks around the world. And through this group Osama set out to cause mass destruction and death. As al Qaeda grew larger their acts of terrorism worsened. For issuing many fatal acts of terrorism against the u.s and on other countries Osama bin Laden began public enemy number 1.

Biblical application: Osama bin Laden truley showed inconsideration for inocent lives and heartlessness. He was a selfish human being that wanted to attain power by all measures nessesary even if it caused death. As the leader of Al Qaeda he was responsible for mass murder and chaos around the world. He turned a religion centered around peace into one that uses armed forces to force his message onto different people groups.

This is the flag of Jihad. It depicts a white shahadah on the black flag. The shahadah is the islamic creed and one of the 5 pillars of islam that states that there is no other God than Allah and his prophet is Muhammad. There are

the flag of Jihad

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the bombing of the twin towers

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