Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: A Look Back at a Remarkable Life

Read about the former president of South Africa

Revisiting September 11 Ten Years Later

Global War on Terrorism

Osama bin Laden

Biographies of Terrorists and Terrorist Organizations

The Events of September 11, 2001

  • Sept. 11, 2001: Timeline of Terrorism
    8:45 a.m.: American Airlines Flight 11, Boston to Los Angeles with 92 people onboard, crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City

Terrorism Around the World

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