THE WAR ON TERRORISM

 Updated 8/19/10 

 

 

  US DEPARTMENT STATE, US DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, CIA, FBI, THE WHITE HOUSE, & THE UNITED NATIONS 
  Homeland Security | The White House
  Department of Homeland Security | Preserving our Freedoms, Protecting America 
U.S. Department of State
  Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism
  Country Reports on Terrorism
  Federal Bureau of Investigation - Counterterrorism and Terrorism - Federal Bureau of Investigation Most Wanted Terrorists
  CIA & The War on Terrorism Central Intelligence Agency
  United States Department of Defense (defense.gov) - The Official Home of the Department of Defense - NEWS
  UN Action to Counter Terrorism - United Nations Peacekeeping


LIGHT A CANDLE FOR PEACE
  Light A Candle For Peace
  IRFWP - Inter Religious Federation for World Peace


 
WARS IN AFGHANISTAN & IRAQ  
General Sites and sites with info on both wars 
Home and Away: Iraq and Afghanistan War Casualties - CNN.com - Casualties in Iraq - Antiwar.com - iCasualties | Operation Enduring Freedom | Afghanistan
  Forces: U.S. & Coalition/POW/MIA - Special Reports
   FRONTLINE: iraq afghanistan and the war on terror | PBS
  CNN.com Specials: War Against Terror
  Al Qaeda Terror - Archive Collection - TIME
PSYOP and the War on Terrorism (part of the super Psychological Operations Psychological Warfare site) 
  Army Artists Look at the War on Terrorism
  AL JAZEERA TV: Arabic News Satellite Channel


War in Afghanistan
  Medal of Honor Recipients - Afghanistan
  MAPS: Afghanistan War Atlas
  Afghanistan News - Breaking World Afghanistan News - The New York Times
  America at War: Afghanistan (washingtonpost.com)
  CIA Background Notes: Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Crossroads - CNN.com Blogs
  Weblinks on the War in Afghanistan
  The History Guy: The Afghan Civil War (1978-Present)
  Afghan Leaflets Link - Afghanistan PSYOP Leaflet - Commando Solo Radio Scripts - Humanitarian Food Drops - PSYOP Prepares 9/11 Video to Win Hearts and Minds of Afghans - PSYOP Soldiers: Winning the War One Friendship at a Time, by 1st LT Amy Abbott


 
War in Iraq & Operation New Dawn
  The last combat troops left Iraq on August 18, 2010. As Operation New Dawn begins, 52,000 troops remain in Iraq to assist/train the Iraqi military.
  Medal of Honor Recipients - Iraq 
  MAPS: Iraq War Atlas
  Iraq News - Breaking World Iraq News - The New York Times
  America at War: Iraq (washingtonpost.com)
  CIA Background Notes: Iraq
  Iraq History Timeline 5000BC-2002AD
  American Troop Deployments - Mapping Iraq - American Military Arsenal - International Response To The Conflict With Iraq (super Early War information with interactive graphics)
  TIMELINE: Iraq Crisis, 20022009
  2003 invasion of Iraq - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  War in Iraq - Special Reports from CNN.com - BBC - History - Iraq: Conflict in Context
    BBC NEWS | Special Reports | Struggle for Iraq
   Online NewsHour: Iraq in Transition | PBS ( NewsHour Extra: Iraq in Transition Student Resources)
  Alternative Resources on the U.S.- Iraq Conflict 
   No-Fly Zone Warning Leaflets to Iraq - Iraq Leaflet Links - Mind Games - Operation Iraqi Freedom - Commando Solo Radio Messages over Iraq - The 361st PSYOP Company in IRAQ - Surveying public opinions during Security and Stabilization Operation
  frontline: the survival of saddam: the kurds' story


 
RECENT PLOT ATTEMPTS & AMERICAN-BORN TERRORISM
  Timeline of recent plots on U.S. soil - CNN.com
  American Al Qaeda: The Story of Bryant Neal Vinas - Special Coverage on CNN.com
  Times Square Plot - Special Coverage on CNN.com

 
THE ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT & ALTERNATIVE VIEWS
BBC NEWS In Pictures: Anti-war protests mount 
  Alternative Resources on the U.S.War Against Iraq
  Iraq Veterans Against the War
  National Assembly to end the Iraq & Afghanistan Wars
  Project on Defense Alternatives - PDA Homepage - War Report - Iraq and Afghan Wars
  United for Peace 
  Stop the War Coalition 
  International A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism!) 
Antiwar.com 
  MoveOn.org: Democracy in Action
   Protest Songs of 2003 

SUPPORTING THE TROOPS
  U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE COMMUNITY RELATIONS
  USO | Support Our Troops | United Service Organizations - USO | Operation USO Care Package (OUCP)
Operation Interdependence - send CARE packages to the troops.
Adoptaplatoon Soldier Support 
    Any Soldier Inc. Care Package Soldier Support 
   
 
TEACHING ABOUT AND DEALING WITH THE WARS & TERRORISM
  Vanderbilt Center for Teaching: Teaching in Times of Crisis
  Teachersfirst on Iraq
  Rethinking Schools Online
  NewsHour Extra Teacher Resources: Iraq War Lesson Plans (page from NewsHour Extra: Teacher Center | PBS)
  Mental Health America: Coping with Disaster
  Coping with the War and Terrorism: Tips for College Students
  Helping Our Children Deal With War
  Helping Children Cope With Loss Resulting From War or Terrorism
  Understanding Your Mental Health in Times of War and Terrorism
  Purple Wagon-War, Terrorism and Political Violence (Main Site
  Dealing with Distasters & Terrorism

  
SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
  TIMELINE: Terrorism on Sept. 11, 2001 
World Trade Center - Minoru Yamasaki - Great Buildings Online
  The Challenge of Memorializing 9/11 - Photo Essays - TIME
  TIME Magazine: 9/11: The First Year Archive Collection 
  9/11 From The Sky - Photo Essays - TIME
  september 11 TIME Magazine - Cover Archive
  TIME Magazine: Al Qaeda Terror Archive Collection 
  MAP: World Trade Center Complex 
   MAP: Pentagon Damage 
  MAP: Animated Graphic of the Hijacked Planes Flight Paths 
  MAP: Flight Path of 4 Hijacked Planes
  PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: September 11, 2001 : Attack on America 
  IMAGES: Newsmuseum - 120 Front Page newspapers on 9/12/01
  Overview: September 11, 2001 (Library of Congress Web Archives)
The September 11 Digital Archive 
  BBC - History - September 11
  9-11 Commission Final Report 
   The September 11 Source Books 
         CNN.com In-depth Specials - September 11 - A Memorial 
  Remember: September 11, 2001 - A site presented by Legacy.com
  CNN.com Specials: America Remembers
  A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals 
    Smithsonian Institution's Traveling Exhibit: September 11: Bearing Witness to History
  Federal Bureau of Investigation - 9/11 Investigation (PENTTBOM) 
  The New York Times: A Nation Challenged
  The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing
  10 Downing Street - Prime Minister's statement to Parliament
 

THE ANTHRAX SCARE
  frontline: plague war
  Federal Bureau of Investigation - Amerithrax
  FBI - Anthrax Letters - 10/23/01
  FBI - Clayton Lee Waagner Anthrax Letter Hoaxes
  Smallpox as a Biological Weapon - and, of interest:  Smallpox and the American Indians and Jeffrey Amherst and Smallpox Blankets.

ISLAMIC EXTREMISM: AL QAEDA - OSAMA BIN LADEN - THE TALIBAN
  CNN.com Specials: Osama bin Laden 
frontline: the terrorist and the superpower: Osama Bin Laden 
Fact Sheet: Osama bin Ladin
  Bill Moyers Journal . Brief History of al Qaeda | PBS
  Al-Qaeda Infoplease.com
  A history of terror: Al-Qaeda 1988-2008 | World news | The Observer
  Excerpt of Transcript: Osama bin Laden and Taliban, Dialogue between Pakistan and India 
  History of the Taliban - Brief History of the Taliban
  Taliban Timeline Infoplease.com
  The Taliban's Oral History of the Afghanistan War - Newsweek
    12-Year-Olds Take Up Arms Against Taliban
  PSYOP and the War on Terrorism
  The History of the Spread of Islam through War
    The Roots of Muslim Rage
 
   American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee: Education 
Islamic Extremists 
  The Wisdom Fund - Jihad and The Crusades
  The attack at Deir el-Bahari and its aftermath (Luxor, Egypt 1997)
  Al Qaeda Terror - Archive Collection - TIME 

    For more on the nature and origins of Middle East-based terrorism, check out the Middle East section on my Non Western Cultures page.  

THE ISRAELI - PALESTINIAN CONFLICT
  QUESTION OF PALESTINE - United Nations
  MAPS: Arab-Israeli Wars 
Israeli-Palestinian ProCon.org
  CIA Background Notes: Israel
  Camp David Accords -- Framework for Peace - Camp David Accords
  Oslo Accords - Oslo, The Oslo Accords - The Peace FAQ
  The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Issues in a Nutshell
  Brief History of of Palestine, Israel and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict
  "A Personal Diary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" by Nigel Parry
  The Myth Of The Palestinian People - Right Wing Israeli Point of View
  Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Council on Foreign Relations
  The History Guy: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
  The Online NewsHour: Israel-Palestinian Conflict | PBS
  The PLO Charter - PLO Negotiations Affairs Department
    Terrorism and the Palestinian Conflict
  MERIP Primer on the Uprising in Palestine
  PASSIA - Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs
  COUNTERING TERRORISM: THE ISRAELI RESPONSE TO THE 1972 MUNICH OLYMPIC MASSACRE
  ON PALESTINIAN TERRORISM AS SACRIFICIAL BEHAVIOR

  
TERRORISM
  TIMELINE: Terrorist Attacks
  Federal Bureau of Investigation - Counterterrorism and Terrorism - See top of this page for sites from the White House, Dept. of State, Dept. of Defense, Dept. of Homeland Security, FBI, & the United Nations.
  Digital History - Terrorism in Historical Perspective 
  International Terrorist Organizations - Terrorism Project - Center for Defense
  Terrorism - Terrorist Organizations
  PSYOP and the War on Terrorism
UN Action to Counter Terrorism
US State Department - Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets 
      U.S. Dept. of State - Patterns of Global Terrorism 
   Terrorism Research Center, Inc
  Terrorism: Selected Internet Resources (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)
  Terrorist Organizations  
ADL Terrorism Main Page 
National Archives: Terrorism 
  FEMA: BACKGROUNDER - TERRORISM 
   Terrorism and U.S. Policy 
  Virtual World of Intelligence: Terrorism
   Shadow Over Lockerbie
frontline: waco - the inside story 
  Oklahoma City bombing - Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Official Website
  DoD USS Cole Commission Report
  This is Baader-Meinhof
   Map - Political Violence in 20th Century America
  American Experience | Hijacked | PBS 
  7 July 2005 London bombings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  United Nations Conventions on Terrorism
  World Anti-terrorism Laws
  Anti-terrorism legislation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  DEBKAfile, Political Analysis, Espionage, Terrorism, Security
     For more on the nature and origins of Middle East-based terrorism, check out the Middle East section on my Non Western Cultures page.


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