“9/11 in the Arts” (New York Times): A listing of art exhibits and events happening in honor of the September 11th anniversary. A majority of the listings.
The attacks of September 11, 2001 were a series of four terrorist acts planned and coordinated by the Muslim fundamentalist group Al Qaeda, directed against the United States.
Flames erupt from the South Tower of the World Trade Center, after it was struck by hijacked United Airlines Flight 175, in New York City, on September 11, 2001.
Damage caused almost 3000 dead and tens of billions of dollars in infrastructure losses.
Four airliners were hijacked by 19 trained terrorists who were willing to give their lives in a suicide terrorist attack on America. Two planes, American Airlines flight 11, and United Airlines Flight 175, crashed into the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York City causing the biggest terrorist disaster in American history.
Flight paths of the four planes used on September 11.
Although the leader of Al Qaeda denied the facts at first, then he acknowledged that it was a revenge: for the presence of US troops in Saudi Arabia, the country of his origin; American support for Israel; and by the sanctions placed on Iraq. These three reasons were the cause of Osama Bin Laden’s fury against the United States of America.
Thoughtful Thursday~September 11 ...