The Rise Of Al Qaeda

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In the early 2000s one terrorist group rose above all, Al Qaeda attacked the United States Directly. This changed the face of war on terror forever. We learned, we studied and we mastered Al Qaeda only to put it to an end and terminate the Head of the Serpent. What is Al Qaeda’s current Status? Is Al Qaeda Still operating or in hiding? Was the impact of the death of Osama Bin Laden to much for Al Qaeda to seek Revenge, who is the new Bin Laden? Al Qaeda was a larger terror power and over the years, they have changed. The question is, what changes were made and where are they located? Should we expect Al Qaeda to rise again? Al Qaeda has been around since 1988, Osama Bin Laden and some of his top lieutenants met in a small town in Pakistan …show more content…
Could Al Qaeda rise again? Al Qaeda could not rise as a single organization again. This is due to the United States, they will not let Al Qaeda become a threat to the US again. Also, they are too spread out, far and wide. It would be hard to become formalized as a centralized organization. Unless Al Qaeda partnered with ISIS, I believe the mass amounts of followers to the Islamic State would outnumber Al Qaeda. The capital needed to run a mass terrorist group is high, the number of international connections Al Qaeda has, are great but they do not have enough capital to resurrect the Old Al Qaeda Terrorist organization. Nearly a 10 years of war, and Al Qaeda may be silent and not a terror threat but Al Qaeda is stronger today than when it carried out the 9/11 attacks. Before 2001, Al Qaeda’s history was marked up with failed attempts to achieve its most prized goal: the spread of the Al Qaeda ideology and the unification of Islamic people. So todays’ Al Qaeda has more members, greater geographic reach, and system of sophisticated Ideologies it lacked ten years ago. Al Qaeda will not rise as a single terror group but still has to potential and influence to rain terror on the …show more content…
On September 11th, 2001, the world and the war on Terror changed, Al Qaeda the leading cause at the time, has since gone quiet from terror after the assassination of Osama Bin Laden, their leader and founder. Bin Laden’s successor Ayman al-Zawahiri has moved the organization into smaller groups, obtaining more mass and creating more chaos by fighting for control in the middle east and northern Africa. The terror group is now a widespread organization, controlling and conquering land in a vast geographic net across the middle east. Al Zawahiri Emir General, will lead this organization in a new era, as a result. Over time we may see Al Qaeda rise, but will retaliation follow or has the all powerful terror group, hung up the

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