9/11 -- St. Petersburg Times Special Report

Sunday, Sept. 1
  • Florida: Terror's launching pad
  • The 19 plotters and their day of terror
  • Remembering

    Monday, Sept. 2
  • When tragedy meets capitalism
  • '9/11 fatigue' is natural, mental health experts say

    Tuesday, Sept. 3
  • Coping as a kid
  • Eric Deggans: 9/11 documentary asks troubling questions about religion
  • Sept. 11 photograph exhibit opens

    Wednesday, Sept. 4
  • Millions in new funding don't guarantee security
  • Donations to local charities slow in months after attacks
  • Sept. 11 donations swamp charities
  • Bush to visit three attack sites on 9/11

    Thursday, Sept. 5
  • Attack anniversary is living history lesson
  • Trading fallback system improved
  • Future of site still beset by debate

    Friday, Sept. 6
  • Senate approves plan to allow armed pilots
  • Dream job becoming demoralizing
  • New plane doors would withstand gunfire
  • What ever happened to ... Those patriotic paint jobs?
  • The other 911
  • Consolidated for the cause

    Saturday, Sept. 7
  • In chaos, TIA tower controlled 9/11 skies
  • Congress, N.Y. reaffirm solidarity
  • Traveling can be nicer in rougher countries
  • For TIA workers, 'normal' not what it used to be
  • Airlines don't see relief over horizon
  • Terror only one blow to tourism
  • A year later, it's the home fires that burn brightly
  • Flying the flag

    Sunday, Sept. 8
  • 125 Cedar Street
  • The drama in Sarasota
  • Cautious, yes, but still traveling
  • As security increases, fervor fades
  • Rising risks
  • Finding lessons in rubble of tragedy
  • Public loss, private grief
  • Duty calls; he goes; they wait
  • Riled residents show true colors
  • Keeping her distance
  • Which way leads up?
  • For the record
  • 45 Questions
  • A lexicon of terror, post-9/11
  • Before attacks, this was the news
  • Other events on Sept. 11
  • Voice mail delivers, retains final words
  • Keeping us rolling
  • 9.11
  • How we'll view it

    Monday, Sept. 9
  • The residue of terror
  • Patriotism is more than emotion
  • What ever happened to . . .: Our religious fervor?
  • The nightmares return
  • Life has the right-of-way
  • Free to disagree
  • 'Time has not healed the pain'
  • Deputies to step up patrol for anniversary
  • Security upgrade since 9/11 slow, steady
  • Enthusiasm for PHCC's security classes dissipates
  • Teachers untangle Sept. 11 lessons
  • A bumpy year for business
  • The man who would have led Afghanistan
  • People who made the headlines

    Tuesday, Sept. 10
  • Multitude to gather to wave U.S. flags
  • Pictures evoke profound feelings
  • Attacks haven't boosted sales of cell phones
  • Schools discover ways to reflect on attacks
  • Flags still wave, but sales fall from peak
  • Three fathers lost
  • Telemarketers easing up on 9/11
  • Nuclear plant adds security layers to prevent terrorism
  • Cough, stress hinder emergency workers
  • Families of missing sit in limbo
  • Places of importance after the attacks

    Wednesday, Sept. 11
  • Remembrance and renewal
  • Flags Along the Bayshore: Tampa Remembers 9/11
  • Ways of remembering
  • A piece of paper . a blue and white truck
  • Is America ready for another attack?
  • Nation to honor victims in silence
  • Poll: Compassion remains
  • The war so far
  • Terror update
  • Attack on Iraq would test headquarters at MacDill
  • 09-11-01 Perspectives
  • Those who died in the attacks
  • Myriad rescue agencies trust their link won't fail
  • Photo gallery
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    Thursday, Sept. 12
  • Emotional service honors those who died selflessly
  • Elements of pride
  • Echo of 9/11 empties airport
  • A day full of tributes, flags and questions
  • Prayer, fellowship pull many through agonizing anniversary
  • Tributes great and small
  • Children in a changed world pause to reflect
  • Citrus recalls 9/11 with its heart
  • Marking the imponderable
  • Ministers assure that God was there that sorrowful day
  • Chime recalls a nation's losses
  • For law officers, day passes quietly
  • Residents gather to heal, remember
  • In big and small ways, our community pays tribute
  • Cities somberly mark Sept. 11
  • Patriotic display greets drivers
  • Day of grief, resolve
  • At county schools, remembrance resounds
  • Travel lags on attacks' anniversary
  • They were us
  • Americans worldwide cautious on anniversary
  • Radical Muslims discuss 'positive outcomes' of Sept. 11
  • Amid grief, Bush gives warning

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    Terror update

    An update on some of America's other enemies in the war against terrorism:

    By Times wires and staff reports
    © St. Petersburg Times
    published September 11, 2002


    Ayman al-Zawahiri, the physician and Egyptian Islamic Jihad leader who is widely regarded as bin Laden's chief deputy.

    His whereabouts are unknown.

    * * *

    Khalid Shaik Mohammed, the shadowy Kuwaiti who apparently was a key planner of the Sept. 11 attacks.

    His whereabouts are also unknown.

    * * *

    Mohammed Atef, the former Egyptian police officer who, as al-Qaida military chief, wrote the group's training manual and apparently ordered the Sept. 11 attacks.

    He was reported killed in a U.S. airstrike in November near Kabul, but the FBI apparently is not convinced he is dead. He is still on the agency's list of the nation's "Most Wanted Terrorists."

    * * *

    Abu Zubaydah, the chief of al-Qaida operations outside of Afghanistan and the highest ranking bin Laden lieutenant taken alive since the Sept. 11 attacks.

    Since he was wounded and captured in Pakistan in March, Zubaydah has been heavily guarded in an undisclosed location. Though not considered a cooperative witness, he has been talking with American interrogators. Some of the information has reportedly proved valuable; some, false.

    Mullah Muhammad Omar, supreme leader of the Taliban, which ruled Afghanistan and gave safe haven to bin Laden.

    He and his forces were routed in January, and his whereabouts are unknown.

    * * *

    Jose Padilla, who was arrested amid great fanfare in early June as a significant terrorist with plans to detonate a radioactive "dirty" bomb.

    Padilla, 31, a Muslim convert and former Chicago gang member, is being held in a military brig in South Carolina as an enemy combatant, a legal designation allowing the government to jail him without formal criminal charges. His attorney has argued that he is being held illegally and should be released.

    * * *

    Zacarias Moussaoui, the so-called "20th terrorist."

    Moussaoui is scheduled to stand trial in federal district court in Alexandria, Va., starting Dec. 9. If convicted on charges of conspiring with bin Laden and the al-Qaida network to carry out the Sept. 11 plot, Moussaoui faces the death penalty. He has acknowledged his loyalty to bin Laden but said he played no role in the attacks.

    * * *

    Richard Reid, the British citizen accused of trying to blow up a Miami-bound jet on Dec. 22 with a bomb hidden in his shoe.

    Reid's case is proceeding in federal court in Boston, where the plane was diverted. According to court documents, Reid told his mother that he had a duty as a Muslim to "help remove oppressive American forces." Passengers and crew restrained him.

    * * *

    John Walker Lindh, the U.S. citizen who pleaded guilty July 15 to fighting alongside the Taliban in Afghanistan.

    Lindh is undergoing debriefings with government agencies as part of a plea agreement. He will be sentenced to prison -- the maximum would be 20 years -- if officials are satisfied with his cooperation and the judge approves the deal on Oct. 4. His lawyers say Lindh would like Americans to forgive him for joining the Taliban military. He never thought that he would be fighting in a war that Americans would enter, the lawyers say.

    -- Sources: Times files, Associated Press, New York Times, Knight Ridder Newspapers.


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