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Resources for Information about 9•11•01 Attacks and Analysis of Government Responses, Historical Contexts and Ongoing Events

Analysis of Incident/Miscellaneous Information

Jane's Defense Weekly: "Chronic underfunding of US HUMINT plays role in intelligence failures"
Washington Post: Flight paths of hijacked jets
The New York Times: "Nation Plunges Into Fight With Enemy Hard to Identify"
Washington Post: Security experts cite lax security at major airports
The National Interest (publication of the Federation of American Scientists): Key figure in building 1993 World Trade Center bomb may have been Iraqi operative
World Tribune.com:Architect of first World Trade Center bombing carried plans for airliner suicide crashes
Washington Post :Dulles hijackers made Maryland their base --- story about hijackers Hani Hanjor and Majed Moqued, who spent time in Maryland prior to the attack on the Pentagon
Washington Post: "A Fanatic's Quiet Path to Terror" --- profile of Mohamed Atta, the alleged pilot of the first plane to hit the World Trade Center

Ramifications of Attacks and Plans for Future Actions

Washington Post : "Braced for Jacksonian Ruthlessness" by Walter Russell Mead. History of Jacksonian response in the U.S. and how it might affect present situation.
New York Times: "Some See U.S. as Vulnerable in Germ Attack" by Sheryl Gay Stolberg. Experts say U.S. is lacking in basic infrastructure in case of bioterrorist attack.
Washington Post : "Biological, Chemical Threat is Termed Tricky, Complex" by David Brown. Analysis of various biological and chemical weapons and their potential as terrorist weapons against U.S.
Reason: "What Happens Next? --- Six options beyond war and peace"
Salon: "How the U.S. Will Fight" -A combination of special forces, lethal stealth, diplomacy and old-fashioned military power will be used to battle terrorists.
Michael Kelly in Washington Post: "Pacifist Claptrap" - Analysis of pacifist response to current situation, with comparisons to England in World War II.
The Christian Science Monitor: "A minority of Americans calls out - loudly - for peace"
William Safire in Washington Post: "The Ultimate Enemy" - about Saddam Hussein's involvement with current international terrorism.

Osama bin Laden
US Government: Fact sheet on Osama bin Laden, 1998
BBC: Backgrounder on Osama bin Laden
Bin Laden's "Declaration Of War Against The Americans Occupying The Land Of The Two Holy Places"
Bin Laden's "Fatwah Urging War Against all Americans"
Interview with Osama bin Laden, published in Nida'ul Islam, 1996
ABC News: profile on Osama bin Laden, including video interview with bin Laden by John Miller in 1998
Frontline: Hunting bin Laden

Analysis of Middle East and Islamic World
Thomas Friedman in The New York Times: Hama rules - Friedman writes about Syria's 1982 crackdown against its own extremists and other nations' relationship with fundamentalist Muslims and the United States
Washington Post: The Crusaders' Giant Footprints - well-written history of Islamic sense of their history with the Christian crusaders, who tore apart the Muslim world 1,000 years ago

Looking Back: U.S. Efforts Against Terrorism
Joe Klein in The New Yorker: "CLOSEWORK - Why we couldn't see what was right in front of us." - analysis of military and presidential administration over the past decade.
Reuel Marc Gerecht in The Atlantic Online: "The Counterterrorist Myth" - A former CIA operative explains why the terrorist Usama bin Ladin has little to fear from American intelligence."
William Safire in The New York Times: "Advance the Story" - Safire details the connections with Iraqui-sponsored terrorism and the wearing of blinders about these stories by U.S. government officials.

Anthrax and Bioterrorism
Bin Laden 'bought anthrax for terror' - London Times article quoting convicted follower of Bin Laden who says the Al-Qaeda chief openly bought bacteria from labs in Eastern Europe and Asia
Anthrax as a Biological Weapon - Extensive article and research in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
World Antrax Data Site - data from the World Health Organization
CDC: Public Health Preparedness and Response - ongoing information about Anthrax and other public health threats
World Antrax Data Site - data from the World Health Organization
Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program - from the Department of Defense
The New York Times: On Many Fronts, Experts Plan for the Unthinkable: Biowarfare

Analyzing George W. Bush as a Leader

Andrew Sullivan in Salon:"Stand by Our Man": Is it too much to ask those who have long disliked Bush to take a moment and give him a chance?
Salon: "Can Bush Channel Churchill?"
Washington Post: "An Unvarnished President on Display"
The New York Times: Wartime Rhetoric, analyzing Bush's ongoing comments about Bin Laden and terrorist attacks
Washington Post: "Democrats for Dubya?" - Howard Kurtz column about George W. Bush - says some Gore loyalists are now saying that the former Texas governor is handling this crisis as well - and maybe better - than the former vice president would have.

Eyewitness Accounts / Personal Experiences

Account of American Airlines Flight 77, which was hijacked on a flight from Dulles Airport to Los Angeles and was flown into the Pentagon
Washington Post: "Passengers' Actions May Have Helped Curbed Tragedy" --- story about United Airlines flight 93, which crashed into a field southeast of Pittsburgh
MSNBC.com: "NYC's Worst Nightmare Comes True" --- account by reporter who was in World Trade Center at time of attack
ABCNEWS.com: "Terror Victims' Names, Stories Emerge"
The New York Times: "Instincts to Flee Competed With Instructions to Remain" --- story about people in World Trade Center
USNEWS.com: Personal accounts by deputy national editor Lisa Stein and economics correspondent Noam Neusner
Washington Post: September 11, 2001: Thousands’ Workaday Scenario Turned Surreal
Chicago Tribune : "Lucky to be Alive," stories of people whose altered schedules saved their lives

Foreign News Sources

Islam Online - a portal about the Islamic world
Pakistan News Service - news about the Pakistan/Afghanistan region from a Pakistani perspective
The Frontier Post From Peshawar Pakistan - another Pakistani news source for English-speaking readers
Al-Ahram Weekly - Egyptian news source
Iran News - Tehran-based perspective of news in region
BBC - the venerable news source from Britain
Jane's Information Group - defense-related articles from the premier source in the U.K.
The Jerusalem Post - up-to-the minute reports from Israel
Palestine Chronicle - Palestinian perspective on the Middle East and world events

Photography and Multimedia

Camera Works on WashingtonPost.com: Photographs of the incidents
in New York and Washington
and Flash sequence of the fall of the
twin towers

MSNBC: "Attack on America" - ongoing comprehensive coverage,
with videos and still photos
The New York Times: "Slide Shows" (linked from the Times front page) and "Remains of the Day," an online presentation of the
New York Times Magazine issue
New York Daily News: Images from New York's picture newspaper
Time.com: Photo essays with world reactions, rescue efforts and more
CNN: Interactive map of attack
WebcamNow.com: Photographs by John Labriola from inside the World
Trade Center
of the evacuation from one of the towers and subsequent
collapse of the buildings
Photo District News: News about photographers covering story in New York City
EditorialPhoto.com: Give assistance to photographers affected by terrorist attack
The New Yorker: Portfolio: Ground Zero photographs by Joel Meyerowitz, Susan Meiselas and Gilles Peress

Passenger Lists
Yahoo: partial passenger list as compiled by Associated Press

To Give Blood:
American Red Cross    1-800-HELP-NOW
New York Blood Center    1-800-933-BLOOD

To Make Financial Contributions:
American Red Cross    1-800-HELP-NOW
United Way   1-212-251-4035
Salvation Army    1-800-SAL-ARMY
Give assistance to photographers affected by terrorist attack

Volunteer Services (New York):

FEMA World Trade Center Relief 1-800-801-8092

Other Relief Information

Yahoo: Relief and emergency contact information