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    • The infamousWorld Trade Center Attack9/11
    • Brief
      September 11, 2001
      A series of suicide attacks
      Carried out by Al Qaeda
      in New York City
      Targeting civilians
      2974people were killed.
    • The Attack
      4 American Airlines aircraft was hijacked by 19 Al Qaeda hijackers on September 11, 2001.
      Flight 11: WTC’s North Tower (8:46:40)
      Flight 175: WTC’s South Tower (9:03:04)
      Flight 77: The Pentagon in Virginia (9:37:46)
      Flight 93: Shanksville, Pennsylvania (10:03:11)
      NO survivors
    • Al Qaeda
      International terrorist network
      Osama Bin Laden
      1980s
      Islamic religious thoughts
      decentralizedall over the world
      Aim: to eliminate all of the American’s influences in all Muslim nations
    • The Aftermath
      Damages:
      North Tower
      South Tower
      7 WTC, 6 WTC, 5 WTC, 4 WTC, 3 WTC
      World Financial Center complex
      St. Nicholas Greek OthodoxChurch
      The Pentagon
      Nearby buildings
      Communication media (soon recovered)
    • 2. Long-term effects
      The USA’s Stock Exchange closeduntil September 17
      U.S Stocks lost $1.4 trillion in one week.
      Total cost of production damaging exceeded $100 billion
      The recovering of infrastructure cost $31.8 billion
      The city’s GDP dropped $27.3 million
      $20 million medical treatment cost for people who worked at Ground Zero.
    • Response
      All flights were forced to ground or/and delayed
      International flights closed
      Strandedtens of thousands people
      Homeland Security Act in 2002
      US Patriot Act & War on Terrorism
    • Sum Up
      The worst incident in the 21st century
      Still result in the long-lasting war in Afghanistan.
      Left serious consequences on the world’s economy and culture.
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kv4s3fn8jDc - World Trade Center Attacks
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXnA9FjvLSU - The Falling Man
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_kmfzwc5Pw - Amateur 9/11 Footage
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3AwEz0K-UI&feature=related -Strange things in 9/11 Footage.
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4YsLnIFEr4&feature=related - Theories And Bizarre Events On 9/11
       
      http://www.nato.int/docu/basictxt/treaty.htm - The NATO official text: The North Atlantic Treaty
      http://nymag.com/news/features/19147/index1.html - What if 9/11 never happened?
      http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/911/report/911Report.pdf - The 9/11 Commission
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Falling_Man - The Falling Man
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PENTTBOM - PENTTBOM