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Young & Kent: International Relations since 1945 2e

Part VII: The Age of Terror, 2001-12

Al Qaeda’s second fatwa, issued on 23 February 1998
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/military/jan-june98/fatwa_1998.html

Al Qaeda statement, October 10, 2001
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/1590350.stm

Bush’s State of the Union message, January 2002, talking of an ‘axis of evil’
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/onpolitics/transcripts/sou012902.htm

Bush Doctrine, September 2002
http://www.whitehouse.gov/nsc/nss.pdf

The Bush administration’s National Security Strategy document, September 2002
http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/nsc/nss/2002/

Colin Powell’s speech to the United Nations, 5 February 2003, arguing for action on Iraq
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2003/feb/05/iraq.usa

Bush speech justifying the invasion of Iraq, 26 February 26 2003
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/02/20030226-11.html

Israeli-Palestinian 'Road Map to Peace', April 30, 2003
http://www.mideastweb.org/quartetrm3.htm

Barack Obama, ‘A New Strategy for a New World’, 15 July 2008, setting out his foreign policy aims, video and text
https://my.barackobama.com/page/content/newstrategy

Barack Obama, speech in Cairo, 4 June 2009, setting out a new vision of US relations with the Moslem world
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jun/04/barack-obama-keynote-speech-egypt

US Department of Defense, ‘Sustaining US Global Leadership: priorities for 21st Century Defense’, 3 January 2012
http://www.defense.gov/news/Defense_Strategic_Guidance.pdf