Proving That America Is Not As Safe As We Think

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I wish that I could say that America is safe, but it's not. Since the first World Trade Center Bombing in 1993, and the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995, and the recent September 11th attacks, America has increasingly became unsafe. In February 26,1993, a car bomb at the World Trade Center in New York City, New York expolded, killing six people, injuring thousands and causing massive damages. Not long before the attack, bin Laden who is head of the terroist organization Al-Qaida had indicated that he was about to launch a major attack on America. There have also been some more recent incidents that prove that America isn't safe. Their incidents include the attack on a Greyhound bus, the man who stormed into to the cockpit, and the hazardous material in the subway.The nation's largest bus company isn't even safe to ride. Even though, this attack wasn't an act of terroism, still it was an attack. The Greyhound bus crashed in Manchester, Tennessee after the attacker, Damir Igric slit the bus driver's throat with a razor or box cutter. Then Damir died by getting thrown through the window of the bus. Damir had been in the United States on a 30-day visa since March 1999. Now not only is traveling by air unsafe, traveling by bus worries many passengers.In Chicago, Illinois a mentally ill man by the name of Edward Coburn, was a passenger on Flight 1238, he rushed up the aisle of the Boeing 767 toward the cockpit in apparent attempt to attack the pilot. Luckily, some of the other passengers stopped the man by using...

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