The 9 11 Encyclopedia (2 Volumes Set)

The 9 11 Encyclopedia (2 Volumes Set)

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Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, The 9/11 Encyclopedia: Second Edition offers valuable perspective on this emotionally charged and multidimensional subject. This comprehensive two-volume encyclopedia details the events leading up to the attacks, going back a decade prior to 9/11, and covers all the major players involved. It also examines events and discoveries since 2001 that have influenced our understanding ofand reactions tothe world-changing attacks.In the second edition, dozens of entries have been updated and many new ones added. The documents volume has been expanded as well. With more than 170 A-Z entries, dozens of descriptive sidebars, and over 55 primary-source documents, this updated encyclopedia is an essential source for comprehending one of the darkest moments in American history.

Table of contents

Page Navigation of this eBook......Page 2
Copyright......Page 6
Contents......Page 9
VOLUME ONE......Page 5
List of Entries......Page 11
Preface......Page 15
The Impact of 9/11 on U.S. Foreign Policy......Page 19
The Impact of 9/11 on Presidential Power......Page 23
The Impact of 9/11 on U.S. Public Opinion......Page 29
A......Page 35
B......Page 79
C......Page 115
D......Page 151
E......Page 169
F......Page 175
G......Page 221
H......Page 247
I......Page 261
J......Page 275
K......Page 291
L......Page 301
M......Page 307
N......Page 333
O......Page 353
P......Page 367
R......Page 381
S......Page 397
T......Page 417
U......Page 431
V......Page 441
W......Page 447
Y......Page 463
Z......Page 469
Chronology of Events Surrounding 9/11......Page 481
Annotated Bibliography......Page 499
Guide to Related Topics......Page 527
Index......Page 535
VOLUME TWO......Page 575
List of Primary Documents......Page 581
1. Letter Justifying the Bombing of the World Trade Center (February 7, 1993)......Page 585
2. Samuel P. Huntingtons The Clash of Civilizations? (1993)......Page 586
3. Osama bin Ladens Declaration of Jihad (August 23, 1996)......Page 600
4. Declaration of the World Islamic Front (February 23, 1998)......Page 604
5. Communiqu of the World Islamic Front......Page 607
6. Al Qaeda Training Camps in Afghanistan in 2000......Page 608
7. Al Qaedas Instructions for Living in the Western World While on a Mission......Page 613
8. Physical Fitness Requirements of the Mujahideen of Al Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula (ca. 20012003)......Page 616
9. Martyrs Blood......Page 618
10. Memorandum from Richard A. Clarke for Condoleezza Rice Informing Her about the Al Qaeda Network (January 25, 2001)......Page 619
11. Letter from Brian F. Sullivan, Retired FAA Special Agent, to U.S. Senator John Kerry (May 7, 2001)......Page 622
12. Letter from Michael Canavan, Associate Administrator for Civil Aviation Security, to FAA Federal Security Managers (May 30, 2001)......Page 624
13. Presidential Daily Briefing (August 6, 2001)......Page 625
14. Brian Sullivans E-mail to Michael Canavan, FAA Associate Administrator for Civil Aviation Security, about Aviation Security (August 16, 2001)......Page 627
15. Mohamed Attas Letter of Advice for Hijackers (September 2001)......Page 629
16. Oral Testimony from Survivors of the World Trade Center Attack......Page 634
17. Eyewitness Account of the Pentagon Attack......Page 657
18. Account of Events on United Airlines Flight 93......Page 664
19. Dog Handlers at Ground Zero......Page 670
20. President George W. Bushs Address to the Nation (September 11, 2001)......Page 673
21. EPAs Press Release (September 13, 2001)......Page 674
22. President George W. Bushs Justice Will Be Done Speech before a Joint Session of Congress (September 20, 2001)......Page 677
23. Interview with Mullah Omar Muhammad (September 21, 2001)......Page 684
24. Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallahs Speech Responding to the Terrorist Attacks of September 11 (September 28, 2001)......Page 686
25. Statements by FEMA on Its Response to September 11 before the U.S. Senates Committee on Environment and Public Works (October 16, 2001)......Page 689
26. USA PATRIOT Act (October 26, 2001)......Page 698
27. Dawn Interview with Osama bin Laden (November 10, 2001)......Page 717
28. Opinion Polls around the World Following the September 11 Attacks (December 19, 2001)......Page 721
29. Osama bin Ladens Homage to the 19 Students (December 26, 2001)......Page 723
30. White House Declaration on the Humane Treatment of Al Qaeda and Taliban Detainees (February 7, 2002)......Page 732
31. Testimony of Dr. W. Gene Corley on Behalf of the American Society of Civil Engineers before the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology and Standards and Subcommittee on Research of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science (May 1, 20......Page 734
32. Statement by Eleanor Hill of the Joint Inquiry Staff regarding U.S. Intelligence on the Possible Terrorist Use of Airplanes (September 18, 2002)......Page 741
33. Report by Eleanor Hill of the Joint Inquiry Staff on the Intelligence Communitys Knowledge of the September 11 Hijackers Prior to September 11, 2001 (September 20, 2002)......Page 746
34. Statement of a Special Agent of the FBI (September 20, 2002)......Page 757
35. Report by Eleanor Hill of the Joint Inquiry Staff on the FBIs Handling of the Phoenix Electronic Communication (September 24, 2002)......Page 761
36. Report by Eleanor Hill of the Joint Inquiry Staff on the FBI Investigation of Zacarias Moussaoui (September 24, 2002)......Page 777
37. Homeland Security Act (November 2002)......Page 784
38. Osama bin Ladens Letter to the American People (November 2002)......Page 804
39. A Strike at Europes Heart, Time (March 14, 2004)......Page 814
40. Testimony of Richard A. Clarke before the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (March 24, 2004)......Page 820
41. Executive Summary of the Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (July 2004)......Page 826
42. Testimony of Mary Fetchet, Founding Director of the Voices of September 11th, on the Need for Reform before the Senates Committee on Government Affairs (August 17, 2004)......Page 850
43. Assessment of the FBI on Pre-9/11 Intelligence (August 18, 2004)......Page 855
44. Testimony by Lee Hamilton, Vice Chairman of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee (August 22, 2004)......Page 858
45. The Aviation Security System and the 9/11 Attacks (2004)......Page 863
46. Letter from Brian F. Sullivan to Thomas Kean, Chairman of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (2004)......Page 873
47. Comments of Representative Maxine Waters on Saudi Financial Support for Al Qaeda before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee (August 22, 2004)......Page 875
48. Ward Churchills Some People Push Back: On the Justice of Roosting Chickens Essay (September 11, 2001)......Page 878
49. British Prime Minister Tony Blairs Speech on the London Bombings (July 16, 2005)......Page 891
50. Representative Curt Weldons Testimony about Able Danger (September 20, 2005)......Page 895
51. Selected Excerpts from the Testimony of FBI Agent Harry Samit in the Zacarias Moussaoui Trial (March 9, 2006)......Page 899
52. Testimony of the American Red Cross before the Management, Integration, and Oversight Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security (July 12, 2006)......Page 918
53. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Press Release on the Construction of the One World Trade Center Building (December 19, 2006)......Page 921
54. Confession of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at the Combatant Status Review Tribunal at Guantnamo Bay Detention Camp (March 10, 2007)......Page 926
55. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejads Speech before the United Nations (September 23, 2010)......Page 933
56. James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act (2010)......Page 935
Index......Page 941

Details

  • Author: Steven E Atkins
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN-10: 1598849212
  • ISBN-13: 9781598849219, 9781598849226
  • Pages: 979
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 10.0M
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