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Al Qaeda (The Base) By Angus Newey and  Clive O’Connor
Al-Qaeda <ul><li>Al Qaeda is “The Base” in Arabic. </li></ul><ul><li>Al Qaeda is one of the largest and effective terroris...
Where is Al-Qaeda based? <ul><li>Al Qaeda is based mainly in the middle east, but also have bases in overseas locations. <...
Origins and History  of Al-Qaeda <ul><li>Al-Qaeda is thought to have started in the late 1980s’ by Osama Bin Laden and Abd...
LEADERS OF THE ORGANIZATION
Osama Bin Laden <ul><li>Osama Bin Laden is believed to be the founder and leader of Al-Qaeda.  </li></ul><ul><li>Bin Laden...
Ayman al-Zawahiri <ul><li>Zawahiri is thought to be second in command of Al-Qaeda. </li></ul><ul><li>He is Osama Bin Laden...
Notable Attacks <ul><li>New York City attack of 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Madrid bombing of 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>London bom...
Due to the War on Terror, Al Qaeda has become destabilized and decentralized. This means they no longer play as big a part...
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Al-Qaeda Powerpoint Angus and Clive

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Al-Qaeda Powerpoint Angus and Clive

  1. 1. Al Qaeda (The Base) By Angus Newey and Clive O’Connor
  2. 2. Al-Qaeda <ul><li>Al Qaeda is “The Base” in Arabic. </li></ul><ul><li>Al Qaeda is one of the largest and effective terrorist organizations in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>It is best known for the catastrophic attacks on the World Trade Centre, killing nearly 3000 people. </li></ul><ul><li>The US reaction was to declare a “War on Terror” against Al-Qaeda, which has left the group in disarray. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where is Al-Qaeda based? <ul><li>Al Qaeda is based mainly in the middle east, but also have bases in overseas locations. </li></ul><ul><li>Its main stronghold is the cave networks on the Afghan-Pakistani border </li></ul><ul><li>This labryinth of caves is the only thing stopping Al-Qaedas middle east headquaters being destroyed </li></ul>
  4. 4. Origins and History of Al-Qaeda <ul><li>Al-Qaeda is thought to have started in the late 1980s’ by Osama Bin Laden and Abdullah Azzam. </li></ul><ul><li>Hundreds of mujhadeen where recruited and trained in the early stages of the group </li></ul><ul><li>The group is an Islamist extremist group, with goals of ending foreign influence in the Middle east and achieving a worldwide Islamist government </li></ul>
  5. 5. LEADERS OF THE ORGANIZATION
  6. 6. Osama Bin Laden <ul><li>Osama Bin Laden is believed to be the founder and leader of Al-Qaeda. </li></ul><ul><li>Bin Laden is thought to have masterminded the September 11 attacks and many others </li></ul><ul><li>He’s current location is hotly debated as is his ‘death’. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ayman al-Zawahiri <ul><li>Zawahiri is thought to be second in command of Al-Qaeda. </li></ul><ul><li>He is Osama Bin Ladens ‘Ideological’ advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Originally he was the leader of the Egyptian Islamist Jihad, he merged the group into Al-Qaeda. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Notable Attacks <ul><li>New York City attack of 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Madrid bombing of 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>London bombings of 2005 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Due to the War on Terror, Al Qaeda has become destabilized and decentralized. This means they no longer play as big a part in World Terrorism as they once did.

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