Islamic Terrorism: The Causes Of Islamic Terrorism

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“The unlawful use of – or threatened use of – force or violence against individuals or property to coerce or intimidate governments or societies, often to achieve political religious, or ideological objectives.” – U.S. Department of defense publication. Islamic terrorism has been an issue for years now. They have attacked more than 21 countries, causing more and more terror and becoming more powerful. They are willing to die since they don’t believe as other religions or governments. When you think about Islamic terrorism is the first think that comes to your mind 9/11? Many people believe 9/11 was the start of terrorism, it wasn’t but it sure was an important event in their history that made them stronger.
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Osama bin Laden gained power as the attacks were increasing. In august of 1998, the al-Qaida terrorized the United States again by bombing a US Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya where about 450 people died and more than 4,000 were injured. Again bin Laden had picked a war on United States. Osama bin Laden became the number one public enemy, alerting and promoting more terrorism in his years. For almost ten years he lived hiding, but kept causing terror using the radio, TV, and “recruiting new young men to plot more attacks” …show more content…
Although some people believed that their religion accepts terrorism and that it is part of their practices, truth is that Muslims are against terrorism. Islam’s are against any kind of violent they according to their bible they are a religion based on peace and love. But there are those like Osama bin Laden that believe that Muslims should fight and kill for their religions and should be against anything that doesn’t’t accord with their

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