|Akbar Ahmed: I've spent my life trying to repair the image of Islam. Has it all been in vain?|
"A few determined people can hijack the engine of a global religion and, by their actions, involve millions." Independent, UK.
|Christopher Bellamy: The dawn of 'asymmetric conflict' comes of age|
"Much of the real action in the quest to disable and punish Osama bin Laden and his associates will not be of a military nature at all. It will be political, diplomatic and criminal, involving the police, customs officials, immigration services, and non-military intelligence services, as well as financial institutions and judicial authorities. Any military forces that matter will probably move in secret." Independent, UK.
|Deutsche Welle: Terrorist Attacks in the US|
Review of the European press coverage. Germany.
|Deutsche Welle: Terrorists Attack US|
A brief account of the bombings on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center. Germany.
Stories and videos.
|Financial Times: Media sector shaken up in response to US attacks|
"Mindful of a traumatised world audience, advertisers on Wednesday began to pull commercials and television networks and movie studios started to rethink their schedule of new releases." UK.
|Guardian: They can't see why they are hated|
Seumas Milne. "Americans cannot ignore what their government does abroad." UK.
|Harold Evans: Americans want action. And they're right|
"The alternative is what was done or not done before: a gradual erosion of will, leading to the reciprocal increase in determination of the terrorists and the deaths of many more innocent people. With all due respect to those who would dwell on how we got here and what we should not do, I pose the question: what would you do? I don't hear an answer." Independent, UK.
|Independent: Fresh evidence of massive dealing in airline shares before attack.|
"Fresh evidence from Chicago of concerted selling of shares in airlines and insurance companies before last week's terrorist attacks has fuelled suspicion that accomplices of the hijackers have profited from the atrocity." UK.
|Independent: The American dream in ruins|
Rupert Cornwell in Washington. Includes additional stories, photo gallery, analysis and external links. UK.
|International Herald Tribune: Striking Back: Harsh New Tactics?|
Joseph Fitchett."Retaliating effectively for the terrorist strike that humbled American power will take years and require the United States to use overwhelming force - perhaps including political assassination - in ways shunned by Washington in recent decades, Western officials and experts said Wednesday."
|Kofi Annan: We must recognise our common enemies|
"The United Nations and the international community must have the courage to recognise that just as there are common aims, there are common enemies." Independent, UK.
|OpenDemocracy: Is this our fate?|
Todd Gitlin. "OpenDemocracys North Americas editor witnessed the events in New York. This is his first response." UK.
|Paddy Ashdown: To win this war, America must go beyond frontlines and headlines|
"In deciding what action to take we need to know both our opponent's weaknesses and our own." Independent, UK.
|Paul Vallely: A community that feels under siege|
Thoughts and reactions in the Muslim community in Bolton, UK. Independent, UK.
|Radio Netherlands: America's Enemies|
RN Foreign Editors Ellen van Dalen and Johan Huizinga. Links to related stories. Netherlands.
|Sky.com: Terrorists 'May Have Trained On Video Game'|
The terrorists who flew passenger planes into the Twin Towers and the Pentagon could have used a £45 computer game to help them train.
|spiked: After the attack on America|
Mick Hume. "As the dust clears over the scenes of carnage, it is worth asking what these events and the reaction to them can tell us about the world we live in now." UK.
|The Muslim News: British Muslims condemn the terrorist attacks|
A statement from the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB). UK.