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    1. Battle Without Borders: The War Against Terrorism
      This is an archived site supported by the World Press Review, which is published by the Stanley Foundation. This site provides an interesting collection of perspectives converning the war against terrorism.
    2. Inside the Terror Network (PBS Frontline)
      This PBS documentary support site chronicles the activities and lives of three of the September 11th hijackers. The site is intended to accompany the PBS Frontline video.
    3. The Terrorism Library
      Developed by Stefan Bauschard at Boston College, The Terrorism Library offers an extensive collection of links and information related to global terrorism. Most sites are organized by topic.
    4. UN Action Against Terrorism
      This site outlines the work of the United Nations in combatting global terrorism. Use this site to stay updated on the most recent developments.
    5. USIP Terrorism/Counter-Terrorism Web Links
      USIP has compiled an outstanding list of resources related to terrorism and counter-terrorism. This is an impressive resource listing.
  2. SEPTEMBER 11, 2001
    1. 9/11 Frontpages (Newseum)
      An online collection of newspaper frontpages from September 12th. An interesting picture of the worldwide coverage of this pivotal moment.
    2. Covering the Attacks Front Page Galleries has assembled both Tuesday and Wednesday editions of newspapers from around the world. Very high quality images saved as large .pdf files.
    3. Looking for Answers (PBS Frontline)
      The accompanying web site for a PBS Frontline documentary that explores the origins of the most horrifying terrorist attacks in American history.

    1. Bioterrorism and Bioweapons Special Report
      This site features an extensive collection of articles and commentaries related to bioterrorism and bioweapons.
    2. Center for Civilian Bio-Defense Strategies
      The Center for Civilian Bio-Defense Strategies at Johns Hopkins University has developed an indepth collection of information and resources related to the very real threats of bio-terrorism. An excellent site.
    3. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
      The Centers for Disease Control represent an important resource in understanding the potential threats associated with biological warfare.
    4. Chemical and Biological Weapons Resource Page
      Developed by the Monterey Institute of International Studies, this site provides a wide array of links and resources related to biological and chemical weapons. Features links to books, online articles, and various links.
    5. Health Aspects of Biological and Chemical Weapons (WHO)
      A special report developed by the World Health Organization highlighting various health concerns related to the threat biological and chemical attacks.
    6. The Chemical and Biological Weapons Non-Proliferation Project
      The Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Project examines the panoply of issues associated with chemical and biological weapons. The project has focused on issues related to the Chemical Weapons Convention, as well as the Biological & Toxin Weapons Convention,and issued reports on topics including weapons destruction technologies, the utility of export controls, terrorism involving chemical and biological weapons, and the status of chemical and biological weapons programs in various countries.
    7. World Health Organization
      The World Health Organization site features information about various bio-terrorist threats in addition to other health-related topics. WHO is a valuable resource.
    1. Carnegie Endowment Non-Proliferation Project
      This site, which is supported by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, provides extensive resources related to weapons of mass destruction including a nuclear status map, news updates, country profiles, and resources related to all types of weapons of mass destruction.
    2. International Atomic Energy Agency
      The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) serves as the world's foremost intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical co-operation in the peaceful use of nuclear technology
    3. United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs
      This site provides information and resources related the work of the Department of Disarmament Affaires' work to combat the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
    4. WMD Intelligence Threat Assessments
      The Federation of American Scientists host this site concerning weapons of mass destruction. The site offers a listing of countries with WMD programs and capabilities.

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