The page on Afghanistan was compiled in 2002 by Candice Chan, an
ALIC student library technician from the A.J. Clarke School of Engineering at the University of Maryland.
- Afghanistan: The Harrison Forman Collection
This online exhibit documents the life and culture of Afghanistan in the late 1960s, several years before the Soviet Union invaded the country.
- Afghanistan: Land in Crisis
- This new special feature from National Geographic collects information on Afghanistan, including articles, maps, lesson plans, current news, and more. Some of the site's notable features include an archived Webcast of an October 22 screening of "National Geographic Explores a Changing World" and panel discussion on the Middle East and Afghanistan; a bibliography of National Geographic's print resources related to the topic; and a regularly updated interactive map of Afghanistan displaying cities and attacks, ethnic groups, drought and vegetation, and more. Teachers will want to check out the four lesson plans, which are geared to various age groups K-12.
- Annotated Bibliography of Government Documents Related to the Threat of Terrorism & the Attacks of September 11, 2001
- The documents cited in this bibliography were produced by the United States Government concerning the events of September 11. The bibliography includes documents produced by Congress, the President, Department of the Army, Department of Defense, State Department, Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, Department of Education, Library of Congress Federal Research Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Justice Department, Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Coalition Information Centers, Naval War College, U.S. Institute of Peace, General Accounting Office, National Committee on Terrorism, Department of the Navy, U.S. Air Force Academy, and Army War College.
- The Campaign against International Terrorism: prospects after the fall of the Taliban
- "This paper provides an update on the campaign against international terrorism following the fall of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. It examines the main developments since the end of October 2001, including the ongoing military campaign, the Bonn agreement on a new interim administration for the country, and the humanitarian situation. The paper then looks at the state of al-Qaeda three months after the attacks of 11 September and discusses possible options for the next phase in the broader campaign against international terrorism."
- General Resources on Terrorism and Afghanistan
- A listing of web sites that provide links to general resources on Terrorism and Afghanistan.
- Institute for Afghan Studies
- This site provides information on Afghan conflict, the economy, foreign affairs, history and much more. Contributions are from recognized Afghan and non-Afghan scholars, think-tanks and experts on Afghan studies about social, economic, political and other issues pertaining to Afghanistan.
- Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
- The University of Texas online collection of maps of Afghanistan. Types of maps include country, city, detailed, thematic, historical, war, and refugee maps.
- The September 11th Source Books Volume I: Terrorism and U.S. Policy
- The first volume of the National Security Archive's new series The September 11th Source Books covers a wide range of primary source documents divided into 5 main headings: Terrorism and Osama bin Ladin, Congressional Research Service reports, General Accounting office reports, Department of Defense Directives, Instructions and statements, and Presidential Directives and Executive Orders.
- U.S. Department of State - Background Note: Afghanistan
- A profile of the country of Afghanistan including information about its people, history, government, political conditions, and more.
- The War in Afghanistan
- "A listing of web sites that provide links to resources relating to the War on Terrorism in Afghanistan."
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