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  World Trade Center - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The World Trade Center in New York City (sometimes informally referred to as the WTC or the Twin Towers) was a complex of seven buildings, mostly designed by Japanese American architect Minoru Yamasaki and developed by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
The 208 feet (63.4 m) wide facade was, in effect, a prefabricated steel lattice, with columns on 39 inch (100 cm) centers acting as wind bracing to resist all overturning forces; the central core took the majority of the gravity loads of the building.
As a memorial to the victims of the bombing of the tower, a reflecting pool was installed with the names of those who had been killed in the blast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_Trade_Center   (3827 words)

 World Trade Center bombing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The World Trade Center bombing was the February 26, 1993 terrorist attack in the garage of the New York City World Trade Center.
A recovered fragment from the 1993 bombing memorial with the word "John" is being used as the centerpiece of a new memorial honoring the victims of the 2001 attack.
Salem claims to have informed the FBI of the plot to bomb the towers as early as February 6, 1992.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_Trade_Center_bombing   (1772 words)

 World Trade Center bombing - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The World Trade Center bombing was the February 26, 1993 attack in the garage of the New York City World Trade Center.
On March 4, 1993 authorities announced the capture of one of the suspected bombing conspirators Mohammad Salameh and exactly one year later four terrorists were convicted for their roles in the bombing.
Salem claims to have informed the FBI of the plot to bomb the towers as early as February 6, 1992, information he was privy to possibly because he himself initiated the plot.
voyager.in /World_Trade_Center_bombing   (1300 words)

 1993 world trade center bombing
The main reason that the World Trade Center did not collapse was due to the towers' strength and the fact that Yousef did not have enough money to build a more powerful bomb.
denounced the center as an "example of the purposeless giantism and technological exhibitionism that are now eviscerating the living tissue of every great city.
That same source claims that when the World Trade Center was destroyed, the amount of gold "far exceed[ed] the 1993 levels.
www.reportcube.com /1993_world_trade_center_bombing.htm   (282 words)

 World Trade Center bombing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The World Trade Center bombing was the February 26 1993 attack in the garage of the York City World Trade Center.
On February 26 1993 a car bomb was planted by the Islamist terrorists in the underground garage below Tower The bomb's fuses burnt at a rate one inch per two and one half (1 cm/s).
On March 4 1993 authorities announced the capture of one the suspected bombing conspirators Mohammad Salameh and one year later four terrorists were convicted their roles in the bombing.
www.freeglossary.com /World_Trade_Center_bombing   (1289 words)

 CNN - Jury convicts 2 in Trade Center blast - November 12, 1997
Prosecutors argued that Yousef was one of the ringleaders of the bombing plot.
Ismoil was accused of driving the truck with the 1,200-pound bomb into the trade center's parking garage, where it was detonated on February 26, 1993.
The attack on the trade center was, at that time, the worst terrorist attack ever on U.S. soil -- and brought home to the American public their possible vulnerability to Middle Eastern terrorism.
www.cnn.com /US/9711/12/world.trade.center   (565 words)

 CNS - February 1993 Bombing of the World Trade Center in New York City
The February 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York City marked the beginning of an ugly new phase of terrorism involving the indiscriminate killing of civilians[1]...The World Trade Center bombing was motivated by the desire to kill as many people as possible.
The terrorists apparently selected the World Trade Center as a target not because it was a symbol of Western values or the financial power of the United States, but simply because toppling the twin towers would enable them to inflict a large number of casualties...
In the letter claiming responsibility for the bombing, they stated that their “action was done in response for the American political, economical, and military support to Israel, the state of terrorism, and to the rest of the dictator countries in the region.”[12]...
cns.miis.edu /pubs/reports/wtc93.htm   (1845 words)

 CNN - Last World Trade Center bombing conspirator sentenced - April 3, 1998
Ismoil is the sixth and last conspirator sentenced for the trade center bombing.
He then parked the vehicle in a garage beneath the twin 110-story trade center towers in Manhattan, and one of the men lit a fuse, prosecutors say.
Mastermind in trade center bombing to be sentenced - January 8, 1998
www.cnn.com /US/9804/03/wtc.bombing   (514 words)

 World Trade Center Bombing
Israel is trying to make a connection between the blast at the World Trade Center, Mohammad Salameh and HAMAS (an Islamic reform and revival movement in Palestine), that is, in part Israel searches for justification for exiling 415 Palestinian scholars, doctors, professors and Muslim leaders from their ancestral homeland.
The World Trade Center blast, if it was a terrorist bombing, was the work of Israeli terrorism agency, MOSSAD, to frame Muslims, defame "Islamic fundamentalism" and to continue with criminal policy of exiling Muslim leaders.
Israelis are already linking the World Trade Center blast to HAMAS in Israeli occupied lands in search of justification of the exile of 415 Muslim scholars, leaders, professors and doctors from their ancestral homeland.
www.ilaam.net /Articles/WTCbombing.html   (1500 words)

 "Iraqi Complicity in the World Trade Center Bombing and Beyond " (June 2001)
Yousef's bombing plots gave rise to the notion that a new form of international terrorism had emerged that was not state-sponsored, but said to consist of "loose networks" of militant Muslims, not backed by states.
Indeed, there is considerable evidence that the Trade Center bombing was a case of Iraqi intelligence directing a major terrorist operation and leaving behind a few minor figures to be arrested and take the blame.
Because there were early arrests in the Trade Center bombing, the FBI was the only bureaucracy with the evidence from the investigation.
www.meib.org /articles/0106_ir1.htm   (6507 words)

 THE WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMB: Who is Ramzi Yousef? And Why It Matters - The National Interest, Winter, 1995/96
ACCORDING TO THE presiding judge in last year's trial, the bombing of New York's World Trade Center on February 26, 1993 was meant to topple the city's tallest tower onto its twin, amid a cloud of cyanide gas.
That, indeed, is the most straightforward explanation of the World Trade Center bombing: that it was an Iraqi intelligence operation, led by Ramzi Yousef, with the local fundamentalists serving first as aides and then as diversionary dupes.
As before, those who have the information about Ramzi Yousef and his bombing conspiracies are not concerned with the question of state sponsorship, or at least consider it secondary to their trials; while those who are concerned with state sponsorship are denied the information that they need to investigate the question properly.
www.fas.org /irp/world/iraq/956-tni.htm   (7399 words)

 World Trade Center History
The World Trade Center was conceived in the early 1960s by the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Development Association to revitalize the seedy radio row dominated by electronic stores.
However, the towers were ranked as the fifth and sixth tallest buildings in the world at the time of their destruction on Sept.
The design included a hanging garden, a memorial, a cultural center, and Freedom Tower, which would be a symbolic 1,776 feet tall from the ground to the top of its spire.
www.factmonster.com /spot/wtc1.html   (1179 words)

 The Joint Terrorism Task Force: The World Trade Center Bombing
On Friday, February 26, 1993, a massive explosion occurred in the public parking garage of the World Trade Center in New York City.
This suspect, the mastermind behind the bombing, was sentenced to 240 years in prison on January 8, 1998.
The World Trade Center bombing will be remembered as the gravest attack of international terrorism to occur directly on American soil.
www.adl.org /learn/jttf/wtcb_jttf.asp   (421 words)

 revolution: 1993 wtc bombing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On February 26, 1993, a car bomb at the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, exploded, killing six people, injurning thousands and causing extensive damage.
In particular, the bombing resulted in the proposal of the 1995 Counterterrorism Bill greatly expanding federal authorities' budgets and powers.
Salem defended his expense report by saying that his usual expenditures were pushed up by the costs of building the trade center bomb.
www.boogieonline.com /revolution/multi/terrorism/wtc.html   (278 words)

 Kukui Roadhouse: 2/26/93 World Trade Center Bombing
At 12:18 on a snowy Friday afternoon, a massive explosion rocked the foundation of the Twin Towers of the Trade Center in lower Manhattan--the second tallest buildings in the world and a magnet for 100,000 workers.
The small but powerful bomb, latest in a blitz of mainland Britain, went off in a litter bin close to the Camden Lock market, a major London tourist venue.
But the FBI confirmed that the explosion was caused by a bomb.
www.mahk.com /sc471.htm   (571 words)

 The World Trade Center Bombing
When Engine 10 advised us by radio they had a working fire in the Trade Center, we thought the transformer vault was located within the basement of the complex.
A third alarm was transmitted for Brooklyn box 3832 at Columbia and Lorraine Streets, with the responding units directed to the World Trade Center.
On the B1 level, the operations control center of the Port Authority Police Department (and the fire command station forthe complex) was heavily damaged and rendered out of service.
www.fdnewyork.com /wtc.asp   (1391 words)

 Terrorist Attacks
Bombing at restaurant frequented by U.S. soldiers, killed 18 Spaniards and injured 82.
A bomb exploded aboard TWA flight 840 en route from Rome to Athens, killing 4 Americans and injuring 9.
On Oct. 29, 2003, New York officials reduced the number of people killed at the World Trade Center in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States by 40 names.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0001454.html   (1002 words)

 World Trade Center Bombing
On February 26, 1993, the World Trade Center in New York City was bombed.
Although Dr. Rahman was not found guilty of the bombing (they had absolutely no evidence), they did find him guilty of "seditious conspiracy to oppose the U.S. government by force and violence." This was actually never proven in court, but based solely on the testimonies of ridiculously paid FBI informants.
This Anti-Terrorism Law and purposeful poor depiction of Arabs and Islam with the World Trade Center Bombing are nothing more than the U.S. government chilling and controlling political expression, the free exchange of ideas, and the right to associate politically and religiously throughout the U.S. and the world.
www.stolaf.edu /orgs/pjrn/apr00bombing.html   (947 words)

 Amazon.com: World Trade Center: DVD: Oliver Stone,Maria Bello,Connor Paolo,Anthony Piccininni,Alexa Gerasimovich,Morgan ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Regardless of whether it was "too early" in 2006 to dramatize the events of September 11th, 2001, World Trade Center succeeds as a tribute to the courage and sacrifice of those who served at "ground zero" in the wake of terrorist attacks on the WTC's twin towers in New York City.
What "World Trade Center" does remind us of, is how people from across the nation and around the globe came together; how hundreds risked their lives to save only a few, and why peace is not something Americans can take for granted.
It was accussed of trying to exploit the event of profits, and basically people were just being people and were just speaking off the tip of their tongues.
www.amazon.com /World-Trade-Center-Oliver-Stone/dp/B00005JOYO   (2947 words)

 World Trade Center Bombing
The spectacular and brazen attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on Sept. 11 shocked the citizens of the United States.
The bombing of the WTC was part of an ongoing plan (in effect since the Kennedy assassination if not before) to destroy democratic government (what's left of it anyway) in the United States and replace it by a dictatorship.
One World Trade Center had been hit about 15 minutes earlier, but though the engineers were aware of this, they continued with their call, thinking that a small private aircraft had accidentally hit the massive high-rise.
www.sonoran-sunsets.com /wortradcenbo.html   (7087 words)

 The Number Eleven and the World Trade Center Bombing

Our world is divided into 360 parts; for instance, there are 360 days in the Biblical year, 360 degrees in a circle, 360 degrees of longitude and latitude, and the "circle of heaven" used in the Zodiac is divided into 360 parts.
The Trade Center bombing was planned for over a year, involving hundreds of people, several countries, millions of dollars, passport fraud, airplane licenses, and scores of other "red flag" warnings — and yet over and over — everyone missed it!
To be honest, the real reason for this article is not the World Trade Center bombing, that’s mainly to get your attention to illustrate just how fragile and uncertain life is. The real reason for this article — I do not want you to spend eternity in a lake of fire.
www.av1611.org /othpubls/eleven.html   (7895 words)

 world trade center - pentagon bombing - attack pictures
The world trade center and pentagon bombing attacks by terrorists linked to Usama Bin Laden shocked the world.
The terrorist attacks on the U.S. Homeland on September 11, 2001 occurred when two hijacked airliners crashed into the twin towers of the world trade center.
Soon thereafter, the pentagon was struck by a third hijacked plane.
www.terrorism-victims.org /terrorists/world-trade-center.html   (199 words)

 THE WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMB - Who Is Ramzi Yousef? And Why It Matters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The World Trade Center bombing, along with subsequent alleged plots to bomb prominent targets in New York City, spawned a number of federal indictments and trials resulting in the conviction of more than a dozen men, all of Arabic descent.
Salem as an informer sometime before the trade center bombing over what they said was his reluctance to wear a body recorder, as well as other disagreements.
Salem's evident anguish at not being able to thwart the trade center blast is a recurrent theme in the transcripts.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/fr/558182/posts   (16207 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/World Trade Center bombing
The Ryder van used in the bombing had 295 ft³ (8.3 m³) of space, which would hold up to a ton (1,000 kg) of explosives.
According to testimony in the bomb trial, only once before the 1993 attack had the FBI recorded a bomb that used urea nitrate
In all, ten militant Islamist conspirators – including Ramzi Yousef – were convicted for their part in the bombing and were given prison sentences of a maximum of 240 years each.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/World_Trade_Center_bombing   (1736 words)

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