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Osama Bin Laden was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 10, 1957. His father was a close friend of the ruling royal family which helped him to establish the Bin Laden group of companies. Immediately after the birth of Osama, his parents got divorced and he was brought up under the single parenthood after the separation of his parents. In Saudi Arabia, it was allowed to the Muslims to marry as much as girls. Osama’s father had ten wives. During childhood, Osama was a normal child who has shown immense interests in religious activities.
The development of Osama from an ordinary person to the most wanted hard-core terrorist in the world, was surprising unbelievable. Osama Bin Laden was a Saudi citizen by birth. He was a multi billionaire by birth and had major shares in the Bin Laden group of companies which was established by his father. He was not a born criminal, but the society made him as a criminal. He was a hard-core terrorists even before the 9/11 attack on America. However, he became famous only after the 9/11 incident.
It is often said that America is responsible for the making of Osama as a terrorist. It should be noted that Soviet Union has intruded into the territories of Afghanistan in the 1980’s. Soviet Union’s presence in Afghanistan was indigestible to America. Intense cold war was going on in between America and Soviet Union during 70’s and 80’s. America estimated that Soviet Union’s presence in Afghanistan would give them upper hand in the policy matters in Asia. Therefore, America did everything possible to expel Soviet troops from Afghanistan. America has taught Osama and his company that communism is the most fearful enemy of religions such as Islam. The presence of communism or Soviet troops in Afghanistan would convert Afghan society from a religious society to a communist society. Osama and his
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He was not a born criminal. Circumstances made him a criminal. Even though he became a criminal even before the 9/11 incident, America and other countries started to consider him as a hard core criminal, only after the 9/11 incident. Religious fundamentalism is often cited as the reason which motivated Osama to become the strongest enemy of America.
Osama’s last message to his son and wives, which has been called by al Qaeda as a fake but is being taken seriously by the western intelligence agencies, clearly depicts that Osama did not want any of his sons to take the command of al Qaeda and he actually forbade them to join the organization (The Economist).
His father divorced his mother when he was still young and Osama bin Laden left to live with his new family where his mother got married. Osama bin laden was a jihadist Muslim who devoted his time and resources to safeguarding the interests of the Muslims.
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