Al Qaeda men held secret meets to build N-bomb
Evidence has emerged of a plan by Osama Bin Laden to manufacture a "dirty
bomb" that could spray nuclear material over highly populated areas.
Disneyland, Sears Tower on terrorists' list
Terrorist groups have studied at least five sites for possible attacks in
the United States, including Walt Disney World in Central Florida,
Disneyland in Southern California and the Sears Tower in Chicago, according to three internal government reports.
America's newest fear: truck bombs
The FBI is investigating a Denver truck school where up to 35 Arab male
students paid in cash for truck-driving lessons but did not seek help in
getting jobs afterwards. This has fuelled fear that truck bombs may be used in the future, either with traditional explosives or with hazardous chemical cargo.
Careful, there may be a message in the video!
Broadcasters will be called into Downing Street for a "war propaganda"
summit this week amid fears that Osama bin Laden is sending secret signals
to his terror network through video messages.
Critical US networks vulnerable to cyberterror attacks
Critical US information systems are full of holes that could be exploited by
attackers living half a world away.
The 'disruption' that didn't save WTC, lives
'Disruption' is a method used to handle threats where the time, place and
target are unknown. This technique failed to stop September 11. Now, US
intelligence agencies are racing the clock to disrupt future attacks.
No pattern in Anthrax attacks
The styles, and postmarks, of attacks vary. One possibility: copycats
inspired by 9/11.
Four overseas plots foiled since 9/11
US authorities have foiled four bombing plots overseas since September 11,
but evidence grows that loosely knit terrorist cells are agitating to strike
again, government officials say.
FBI dragnet turns up suspects & criticism too
Investigators in post-attack probe have detained at least 650. Some say
investigation is overbroad and lacks focus.
Cyanide attack on Europe foiled
Secretely recorded tapes have revealed plans by followers of Osama Bin Laden
for a chemical weapon attack in Europe using a poisonous invisible gas that
security sources say was cyanide.
US explores how to try terrorism suspects
US prosecutors are examining how, and whether, an American legal system
geared towards prosecuting crimes should deal with what Bush has called an
"act of war".
An Afghan survives with only his hopes intact
He saw the Soviet invasion. He lost his wife to the civil war. He was beaten
up by the religious police for not praying enough. But Afzal is a determined
and resourceful survivor. After all, he is 48. The average Afghan man is
dead at 43.
Fighting Islam's Klu Klux Klan
The Muslim world cannot forever attribute all its ills to the Great Satan,
America, writes an Iraqi dissident.
Homeland defence comes at a hefty price tag
First came nuclear power plants. Then, Congress turned its attention to
dams, the electricity grid, oil pipelines, transit lines, drinking water
systems and sewage treatment plants.
In the coming weeks, the spotlight shifts to national monuments and sports
venues. The task is daunting.
Waiting for the Barbarians
Modern America's chilling parallels with the fall of the Roman empire.
College staff find chilling free speech climate
Around the country, college faculty and staff who express opinions on the
terrorist attacks and US bombardment of Afghanistan are facing rebuke in
public and private, suspension and investigation. At least two professors
were asked to leave their schools as a security measure.
"You can't talk... you've got to go and beat them"
An exclusive interview with Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Is Iraq unleashing bioterror in US?
Who supplied the Anthrax? The leading suspect has to be Iraq. Saddam Hussein
used weapons-grade anthrax against his own Kurdish population with lousy
results, before turning to more efficiently lethal chemical weapons. Free
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