Why Did Al Qaeda Hate America

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The attacks the terrorist group Al Qaeda carried out on 9/11 were unlawful, uncalled for and in my opinion their attacks were not punished enough, I also believe that stricter immigration laws could prevent attacks like this from happening. The terrorist group Al Qaeda hijacked four planes on the morning of september 11, 20011. The planes being United Airlines flight 175, American Airlines flight 77, and United Airlines flight 93, and American Airlines flight 11. These planes would go down in history as those that committed the worst terrorist attack ever carried out on american soil. So why, why did al qaeda hate america so much that they murdered nearly 3,000 people.1 whilst injuring 6,000 others? And was the terrorist group al qaeda punished enough for these deadly acts? These are questions that I hope to address in this paper along with first accounts, some interesting data, and a greater understanding of what actually happened on september 11, 2001.
The attacks carried out on 9/11 were every civilians worst fear. Those that lived close to ground zero even stated that they felt personally attacked. These
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They wanted to attack symbols of american power to spread fear across the nation, they wanted to severely weaken the United States, for example they couldn’t directly tear down our military so they attacked the pentagon. And in my novel I read for this paper it states that “The twin towers that compiled the World Trade Center were labeled by bin Laden as “those awesome symbolic towers that speak of liberty, human rights and humanity”. I just can’t escape the fact that someone would kill this many people and not be punished immediately and punished enough for what they did to America. I believe that all responsible for the terrorist attacks of 9/11 should receive the death penalty. The only problem is that those involved in the 9/11 attacks are nearly impossible to hunt down making it hard to prosecute them for their

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