The War on Terror Primary Sources
Historical documents. What clues can you gather about the time, place, players, and culture?
Secretary of State Colin Powell’s presentation before the United Nations the month before the United States went to war in Iraq.
The report released by the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, an independent, bipartisan committee established by Congress, is available here.
Osama Bin Laden’s 1996 declaration of war against the United States is available here.
Robert C. Ode, one of the American hostages held by Iran from 1979-1980, kept a diary during his 444 days of captivity. It is available here.
The National Security Archive has made available several declassified documents from the Soviet war in Afghanistan.
The Carter Library has posted a collection of documents and photographs chronicling the Camp David Accords.