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A quick backgrounder on the country's history and present.

Anthrax Threats
US Postal Service tips on how to identify and deal with suspicious letters or parcels.

Bringing the Stories Home
Backgrounders from FACSNET on covering the war on terrorism.

CNN: Chronology of Terror
Chronology of the 9/11 attacks and response.

Coping with Trauma
Resources for journalists affected by the trauma of covering disaster.

Covering Bioterrorism
Journalist's guide produced by RTNDA.

Covering Victims
Tips on dealing with victims of tragedy or disaster.

Diplomatic Security Service
State Dept. information on counter-terrorism rewards program, links to "most wanted" list.

IRE Resources for Terrorism-Related News
Tipsheets and links to databases.

FBI on Terrorism
Statement by former FBI director Freeh on threat of terrorism, May 2001.

FEMA Backgrounder on Terrorism
Facts on previous incidents, definitions.

Hunting Bin Laden
PBS program from 1999.
Homeland Security Department site includes basic info on potential threats.

State Department Response to Terrorism
Archive of documents on terrorism.

Talking with Children
Background on how children react to terrorism and disasters.

Terrorism Glossary
An exhaustive glossary of terms with links to background information.

Terrrorism: Questions and Answers
Comprehensive guide from the Council on Foreign Relations

Understanding Islam
CNN's take on the religion of many faces.

Who is Bin Laden?
Background from the BBC.



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