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  • AFTERMATH OF TERRORIST ATTACKS: MIDEAST, ASIA, LATAM, AFRICA VOA 17 September 2001 -- Foreign media reaction in aftermath om"> AFTERMATH OF TERRORIST ATTACKS: NATO, EUROPE/EURASIA VOA 17 September 2001 -- Foreign media reaction in aftermath of attacs
  • Text: NATO Parliamentary Assembly Expresses Condolences, Solidarity 17 September 2001 -- NATO Assembly reacts to attacks
  • Transcript: Bush Remarks at Islamic Center of Washington, D.C. 17 September 2001 -- Bush's Speech at Islamic Center in Washington DC
  • Transcript: Wolfowitz PBS Interview on Response to Terror Attacks 17 September 2001 -- Wolfowitz's PBS interview
  • Bush at Islamic Center Urges Tolerance Towards Arab-Americans 17 September 2001 -- Bush's Speech at Islamic Center in Washington DC
  • Powell Says Anti-Terrorism Campaign Will Be Long-Term Effort USIA 17 September 2001 -- U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell says he is pleased with the global coalition forming to combat terrorism and stressed that the long-term goal is to end terrorism.
  • Transcript: Powell Pleased with Support for Anti-Terrorism Coalition 17 September 2001 -- Powell at State Department briefing
  • House Condemns Bigotry Against Arab-Americans USIA 17 September 2001 -- House condemns attacks on Arab-Americans
  • Text: U.S. Energy Secretary Abraham Says Energy Infrastructure Sound USIA 17 September 2001 -- U.S. Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham ordered that all Energy Department facilities be placed in high security status and all shipments of nuclear materials halted following the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York and at the Pentagon.
  • Transcript: White House Daily Briefing, September 17, 2001 17 September 2001 -- White House briefing
  • Transcript: Bush Says U.S. Proud to Lead Fight Against Terrorism 17 September 2001 -- President Bush says the United States will "join with freedom-loving people" in a coalition dedicated to declaring to the world "we will do what it takes to find the terrorists, to rout them out and to hold them accountable."
  • Text: Congress Authorizes President to Use All Necessary Force 17 September 2001 -- The U.S. Congress September 14 approved a resolution authorizing President Bush to use "all necessary and appropriate force" against those responsible for the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States.
  • ISRAEL/AIRLINE SECURITY VOA 17 September 2001 -- Airlines across the United States are imposing new security measures after Tuesday's hijackings, which brought down the World Trade Center and part of the Pentagon. Israel's national airline carrier, El Al, is known for its strict procedures.
  • PENTAGON/PREPARATIONS VOA 17 September 2001 -- U-S forces are preparing for military action in response to last week's terrorist attacks.
  • U-S/TALEBAN WARNING VOA 17 September 2001 -- Washington is letting Pakistan take the lead in efforts to secure the handover of the man considered the prime suspect in last week's terrorist attacks.
  • U-S/ANTI-TERROR LAWS VOA 17 September 2001 -- The Bush administration is asking Congress for increased powers to combat terrorism in the United States.
  • PENTAGON/PREPARATIONS VOA 17 September 2001 -- U-S forces are preparing for military action in response to last week's terrorist attacks.
  • EGYPT / AZHAR / TERRORISM VOA 17 September 2001 -- A top Muslim official in Egypt says Islam permits the punishment of convicted terrorists, but warns the United States must be certain about the identities of the perpetrators of last week's deadly attacks in the United States before it strikes back.
  • The Missing VOA 17 September 2001 -- Report on the missing and their families
  • PAKISTAN / ATTACKS/RESPONSE VOA 17 September 2001 -- Pakistan has stepped up security, ahead of a possible U-S military strike on neighboring Afghanistan, where a prime suspect in last week's terror attacks on U-S cities -- Osama bin Laden -- is living.
  • SANCTIONS / DO THEY HELP OR HURT VOA 17 September 2001 -- The United States and the international community have often turned to economic sanctions to punish countries for unacceptable behavior -- and there has been an ongoing debate over whether sanctions are an effective way to get governments to change their behavior. There is also a question of whether sanctions may serve to spur some people to take violent actions
  • U-S/ANTI-TERROR LAWS VOA 17 September 2001 -- Federal agents will also begin flying aboard commercial airliners to guard against hijackings like the ones that led to the crashes into the World Trade Center and U-S military headquarters.
  • PAKISTAN / TALEBAN / ATTACKS VOA 17 September 2001 -- A high-level delegation from Pakistan has arrived in Afghanistan for talks with the ruling Taleban movement, which is sheltering Osama bin Laden -- the prime suspect in last week's terror attacks on U-S cities
  • WALL STREET MONDAY VOA 17 September 2001 -- There were signs of patriotism all over Wall Street Monday, but no patriotism rally. U-S stock prices fell sharply on the first day of trading since terrorists struck at the heart of the world's financial center last Tuesday
  • CHINA TERRORISM VOA 17 September 2001 -- : China has pledged its support for the United States in combating terrorism. But it faces a delicate balancing act as it decides what kind of practical help it will offer. China wants to fight Islamic terrorist threats on its far western regions, but it also has a fiercely nationalistic population that does not want the government to appear pro-American.
  • TERRORIST ATTACKS VOA 17 September 2001 -- A shaken U-S stock market has suffered heavy losses on the first trading day since last week's terrorist attacks. Meanwhile, President Bush tried to shore up Americans' morale, and said the prime suspect, Osama bin Laden, is wanted, "dead or alive."
  • MANHATTAN REAL ESTATE POST-TRAGEDY VOA 17 September 2001 -- New York City is determined to keep businesses from moving out of Manhattan, in the wake of last Tuesday's terror attack on the World Trade Center. Companies that once occupied offices in the twin towers are looking to relocate.
  • PAKISTAN / TALEBAN / ATTACKS VOA 17 September 2001 -- A high-level delegation from Pakistan has ended its discussions with Taleban authorities in Afghanistan, which were aimed at pressing the Islamic Taleban to hand over suspected terrorist Osama bin Laden for his role in the attacks on the United States.
  • BUSH / ISLAM VOA 17 September 2001 -- President Bush Monday moved to reassure Muslim Americans that he will not tolerate racist attacks in response to last week's terrorism in Washington and New York.
  • PENTAGON/STRATEGY VOA 17 September 2001 -- U-S military forces are preparing for a war on terrorism that President Bush says will be vastly different from past conflicts.
  • U-S TERRORISM / ARAB FEARS VOA 17 September 2001 -- Following last Tuesday's terrorist attacks in the United States, there is concern in the Arab world that Arab friends and relatives living in the United States may themselves become targets of attack.
  • BUSH / TERRORISM VOA 17 September 2001 -- Mr. Bush is back at the White House after conferring with his national security team at Camp David - the Presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains.
  • "PAKISTAN / ATTACKS/RESPONSE" 09-17-01 Voice of America Pakistan has stepped up security, ahead of a possible U-S military strike on neighboring Afghanistan, where a prime suspect in last week's terror attacks on U-S cities -- Osama bin Laden -- is living.
  • "PAKISTAN / TALEBAN / ATTACKS"09-17-01 Voice of America A high-level delegation from Pakistan has arrived in Afghanistan for talks with the ruling Taleban movement, which is sheltering Osama bin Laden -- the prime suspect in last week's terror attacks on U-S cities. From Islamabad, Ayaz Gul reports.
  • "BUSH / TERRORISM (L)"09-17-01 Voice of America President Bush has urged Americans to go about their daily lives as his administration prepares for an all-out war on terrorism. V-O-A's Paula Wolfson reports Mr. Bush is back at the White House after conferring with his national security team at Camp David - the Presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains.
  • Pentagon renovation reduced casualties Army News Service 17 Sept. 2001--The number of casualties at the Pentagon could've been higher after the "attack on America." But structural changes made in a newly renovated area, where the jetliner crashed, provided protection.

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