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General Sites

Included here are sites that provide information about the September 11, 2001 attacks and responses to them.

America Responds (from the White House)http://www.whitehouse.gov/response/

Presidential actions and White House news, homeland security actions, military actions, investigative actions, diplomatic actions, financial actions, humanitarian actions, federal agencies and resources, news, major speeches, and more. Searchable.

Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (from the University of Minnesota)http://www1.umn.edu/cidrap/

Links to the latest news, general information about bioterrorism, information about several bioterrorism agents (e.g., anthrax, botulism, smallpox), food safety, and other very useful and informative highlights.

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (University of Texas at Austin)http://menic.utexas.edu/menic/tragedy.html

 Links for "those who want to know more about Islam and Muslims in the United States and throughout the world, as well as reactions to Tuesday's events." The links include some to Middle Eastern newspapers. Searchable.

Current Issues: Terrorism (from the U.S. Embassy in London, England) http://www.usembassy.org.uk/terror.html

Response to terrorism, homeland security, patterns of global terrorism, chronologies, India-Pakistan, stopping terrorist financing, the Middle East, images, and more.

Global Policy Forum http://www.globalpolicy.org/wtc/analysis

“Causes, Repercussions, and Consequences of 9/11” :The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 evoked worldwide indignation. This page posts a selection of articles, interpretations and comments on 9/11, its background and its consequences at the world level and in the US. Commentators place the crisis in the context of globalization, US foreign policy, the Middle East crisis and other factors.

GlobalSecurity.org http://www.globalsecurity.org/

GlobalSecurity.org is focused on innovative approaches to the emerging security challenges of the new millennium. The organization seeks to reduce reliance on nuclear weapons and the risk of their use -- both by existing nuclear weapons states and those states seeking to acquire such capabilities. GlobalSecurity.org aims to shift American conventional military forces towards new capabilities aligned with the post-Cold War security environment, and to reduce the worldwide incidence of deadly conflict. The organization is working to improve the capabilities of the American intelligence community to respond to new and emerging threats, reducing the need to resort to the use of force, while enhancing the effectiveness of military forces when needed. GlobalSecurity.org also supports new initiatives utilizing space technology to enhance international peace and security." News, hot topics & documents, special weapons, intelligence, homeland security, and more. Searchable.

September 11 News. comhttp://www.september11news.com/

The United States Library of Congress has selected September11News.com for inclusion in the Library's
 September 11 Historic Internet Collection.

Terrorism: Background and Threat Assessmentshttp://www.fas.org/irp/threat/terror.htm

 (from FAS, the Federation of American Scientists). Searchable.

Terrorism Research Centerhttp://www.terrorism.com/

Analysis, references, profiles of terrorist groups, documents, what's new, interact, info war, additional links, and more.

United Nations Action Against Terrorismhttp://www.un.org/terrorism/

 

War on Terrorismhttp://www.fbi.gov/terrorinfo/terrorism.htm (from the FBI, the Federal Bureau of Investigation).

The most wanted terrorists (photos and descriptive information), bioterrorism, homeland security and preparedness, protecting the United States, Al-Qaeda, the September 11 hijackers, critical skills for national security, law enforcement cooperation, publications, field office initiatives, related links, and more. Searchable.

 

Articles, News, Reports

DAWN http://www.dawn.com/

 Pakistan's most widely circulated English language newspaper.

 

International Herald-Tribunehttp://www.iht.com/frontpage.html

Excellent newspaper with an international focus.

 

IslamiCityhttp://IslamiCity.com/

 "Explore, Discover and Learn at the Global Muslim eCommunity." News and much more. Searchable.

 

READY.GOV(from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security). "Ready.gov is a common sense framework designed to launch a process of learning about citizen preparedness. One of the primary mandates of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is to educate the public, on a continuing basis, about how to be prepared in case of a national emergency – including a possible terrorist attack." Information for businesses and the public. Lists of emergency supplies; how to plan for an emergency; overviews of and steps to take for a biological threat, chemical threat, explosion, nuclear blast, radiation threat, and natural disaster; glossary; useful links; downloadable brochures; and more. Searchable.

 

Response to Terrorism  http://usinfo.state.gov/topical/pol/terror/

(U.S. State Department). Searchable.

 

Saudi Timeshttp://www.sauditimes.com/

 An extensive source of news.

 

Chronologies

Center for Defense Informationhttp://www.cdi.org/terrorism/chronology.html

 Covers April 1983 to September 11, 2001.

 

U.S. Department of Statehttp://usinfo.state.gov/topical/pol/terror/chronol.htm

 Covers September to December 2001 and 1961 to September 11, 2001.

 

Counterterrorism

Counterterrorism Officehttp://www.state.gov/s/ct/

 (U.S. Department of State). Searchable.

 

International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorismhttp://www.ict.org.il/

 News updates, international terrorism, the Arab-Israeli conflict, counter-terrorism, additional links, and more. Searchable.

 

Images

Images from Ground Zerohttp://www.911exhibit.state.gov/

 (from the U.S. Department of State)

 

In Loving Memory: The World Reactshttp://tributeto9-11-01.com/

 

Photo Gallerieshttp://usinfo.state.gov/topical/pol/terror/photos.htm

 (from the U.S. Department of State). Photos of New York 3 months after, humanitarian aid, NY memorial service, attack on the U.S., U.S. recovery, and world response.

 

War Against Terrorism Through the Lens of National Geographic Newshttp://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2001/11/1106_afwarnewsindex.html

 

World Trade Center Attacks and Morehttp://www.photovault.com/Link/Military/xDamage/NorthAmerica/MXNVolume02.html

 (from Photovault). Some time-lapse clips are also included.

 

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