The attacks of September 11 and the resulting War on Terror have defined the first decade and a half of the 21st century. This text closely examines and analyzes the primary documents that provide the historical background of today’s worldwide War on Terror.
• Provides introductory commentary as well as in-depth analysis from an expert in the field
• Includes a collection of thematically related primary source documents accompanied by adjoined introductions and analyses
• Offers a clear synopsis of the arguments utilized by both the United States and Al Qaeda against each other during the War on Terror
• Presents sidebars containing details, facts, and figures crucial to understanding the content in question as well as a bibliography that directs readers toward additional resources for further study on the September 11th attacks and the War on Terror