On the 18th anniversary of the events of September 11th, American writer Morgan Liddick criticised the growing influence of the Muslim Brotherhood within the United States and called on Americans to "not forget" the victims, and pay attention to terrorist attacks.
In his article to Summit Daily, Liddick said that 18 years ago, 19 men hijacked 4 US planes as they left 3 airports on the east coast to destroy the World Trade Center towers in New York. With the exception of 19 abductees, 2,977 people from many countries died in these attacks.
After six years, more than 40% of these were still unidentified, despite improvements in DNA identification techniques, but this percentage remains the same today. In addition, thousands of first responders and ordinary citizens who were directly exposed to the toxic air caused by these explosions have since developed cancers.
Osama bin Laden designed the 9/11 attacks, which were carried out by al-Qaeda, an organisation he developed while working with those fighting the Russian occupation of Afghanistan.
Liddick urges us to remember that bin Laden's ally in terrorism, Ayman al-Zawahiri, head of the Egyptian Jihad Organization, issued a fatwa, or religious discovery, three years ago, saying that "killing Americans and their civilian and military allies is an individual duty of every Muslim who can do it in any country where it can be done."
The author likened the Muslim Brotherhood to al-Qaeda and considered them related. He explained that the Muslim Brotherhood, like many throughout the modern Middle East, believes that Americans caused the region's deterioration and relative underdevelopment.
According to Liddick, this is a well-known fact. The Muslim Brotherhood has only direct hatred for Americans. He said that September 11th, 2001 was their greatest achievement to date, and they will not stop until they achieve more and shed more American blood.
The writer said that Iranian leaders and their followers who chant the phrase "Death to America", do not differ much from the Muslim Brotherhood, who regularly deny the Holocaust, call for the destruction of Israel and are fiercely hostile to the United States.
Liddick cited a British government report in 2015 that says the Muslim Brotherhood considers both the West and more liberal Muslims to be deviant and immoral. However, the real crisis from the writer's point of view is that the Muslim Brotherhood already has increasing influence in the United States, though he did not detail how this is happening. He thinks that September 11th should be dedicated to the world once again remembering the bad intentions and goals of Islamic extremism.