The 9/11 encyclopedia; 2v.
The 9/11 encyclopedia; 2v.
Atkins, Stephen E.
Praeger Security International
Atkins (Associate University Librarian for Collection Management, Texas A&M U.) present a two-volume encyclopedia on the September 11th attacks On September 11, 2001, in the deadliest case of domestic Terrorism in the history of the United States, a group of 19 terrorists hijacked four U.S. airliners for use as missiles against targets in New York City and Washington, D.C. of 2001. In depth coverage is provided for the participants in the September 11th plot, the sequence of events on the day itself, the reasons American intelligence and law enforcement failed to prevent the attacks, and the various conspiracy theories ''This is a list of conspiracy theories; it contains alleged conspiracies that are not accepted by mainstream academics. For a discussion of conspiracy theories in general, see conspiracy theory. that have emerged in subsequent years. The first volume contains 158 A-to-Z entries ranging from 300 to 3000 words each. In order to give a sense of their scope, perhaps one can cite the headings in the "guide to related topics," which include airline flights, airport security, American intelligence efforts, American political leadership, centers of terrorist planning, counterterrorism coun·ter·ter·ror
Intended to prevent or counteract terrorism: counterterror measures; counterterror weapons.
Action or strategy intended to counteract or suppress terrorism. , critics of US policy before 9/11, economic aftermath, families of 9/11, FBI agents, fighting terrorism, firefighters, government agencies, ground zero, jihad supporters, Joint Committee on Intelligence, movies and documentaries, New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. officials and agencies, 9/11 Commission, 9/11 conspiracy theories, 9/11 hijackers, 9/11 hijacking hijacking
Crime of seizing possession or control of a vehicle from another by force or threat of force. Although by the late 20th century hijacking most frequently involved the seizure of an airplane and its forcible diversion to destinations chosen by the air pirates, when supporters, Al-Qaeda leadership, Al-Qaeda operatives, Pentagon, reconstruction efforts, structural reports, support efforts after 9/11, terrorist acts and plans, victims of 9/11, World Trade Center bombing of 1993, and World Trade Center complex. The second volume contains a detailed chronology, 42 primary source documents, and an annotated bibliography An annotated bibliography is a bibliography that gives a summary of the research that has been done. It is still an alphabetical list of research sources. In addition to bibliographic data, an annotated bibliography provides a brief summary or annotation. .
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