Al Qaida, the most feared terrorist group that has been giving trouble to the world, especially the United States. The leader of Al Qaida, Usama Bin Ladin, who has helped this terrorist group, perform its horrendous crimes by his money and recruiting tactics. Bin Ladin, as well as the rest of Al Qaida have many goals, not heard of by the general public, but the main goal they have is killing US citizens. With Al Qaida members still on the loose, bombing buildings and unannounced attacks on US people as well as US soldiers, as well as many links to every country in the world, can make Al Qaida a very intimating terrorist group.
Usama Bin Ladin established his terrorist group, Al Qaida, in the later part of the 1980's to bring together all of his people, the Arabs, back to their homeland when they fought in the war in Afghanistan against the Soviet Union. Bin Ladin was a big part of the group because he bought huge chunks of financial support to the group as well as his intelligence of recruiting. He had many strengths including recruiting several huge leaders that were linked to many others. Also he brought in thousands of members to his group as well the rumor that he was linked to Saddam Hussein. In 1998, he issued a statement that was called, "the World Islamic Front for Jihad Against the Jews and Crusaders", meaning that he felt it was his duty, as well as every other Muslim in the world, to kill US citizens as well as their allies. Al Qaida began to prevail when their tactics turned to violence.
In 1993, Al Qaida began their terrorist acts toward the US by killing several US soldiers in Somalia. In that same year, Al Qaida was connected with the one of two terrorist acts toward the World Trade Center where six people were killed and many more were wounded. From 1994 to 1998, there were bombings in U.S. Barracks in Saudi Arabia killing 22 people and in East Africa, a bomb hit a US embassy killing 224 people, including 12 Americans.