The 10 days between Sept. 11 and Sept. 20, 2001 marked a crucial turning point in the country's history as the U.S. confronted the threat of international terrorism. This washingtonpost.com photo gallery tells how the president and his principal advisers settled on a strategy aimed at destroying the terrorist threat.
10 Days in September
The World Reacts
The rapid spread of al-Qaeda's ideology should be of considerable concern. But it would be quite wrong to conclude that al-Qaeda the organization is down for the count.
A 12-member jury has determined that Zacarias Moussaoui, who pleaded guilty to six counts of conspiring with al Qaeda in the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, will spend the rest of his life in prison.