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The Multi-Front War on Terrorism
America Responds

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The Germans have conducted an intensive investigation in connection with the associates of the hijackers who perpetrated their terrorist acts on September 11. The German government has dedicated hundreds of investigators and executed dozens of searches to hunt down the terrorists. It is clear that Hamburg, Germany served as a central base of operations for these individuals and their planning of the September 11 attacks. In addtion, 12 FBI agents are assigned to various locations in Germany on a temporary duty status.
The Germans have issued arrest warrants for several individuals associated with the terrorists in Germany. Said Bahaji, Ramzi Binalshibh and Zakariya Essabar are all wanted for membership in a terrorist organization that has existed since at least 1999 in both Germany and the United States. Bahaji, Binalshibh and Essabar are sought for planning and carrying out the attacks of September the 11th, 2001.
After meeting with Indian Foreign Minister Singh October 17, Secretary Powell said, "The United States and India are united against terrorism, and that includes the terrorism that has been directed against India as well. Even before the September 11 attacks, the United States and India were cooperating extensively against terrorism."
Secretary Powell discussing overall efforts in supporting the coalition against terrorism.
President Bush and Italian Prime Minister Discuss War Effort
German Leader Reiterates Solidarity with U.S.
President Fox Reaffirms Commitment to U.S.
President Thanks Georgian President for Support Against Terrorism
Russia offered to share information and the use of their airspace for humanitarian flights.
China offered to share information.
India offered to share information and pledged support of U.S. actions.
Japan offered diplomatic and military (logistical) support, and assistance to Pakistan.
Australia offered combat military forces and invoked Article IV of the ANZUS Treaty, declaring September 11 an attack on Australia.
South Korea offered military medical and air and naval logistics support.
UAE and Saudi Arabia broke diplomatic relations with the Taliban.
Pakistan agreed to cooperate fully with the request for assistance and support.
Secured overflight and landing rights from 27 countries.
Obtained 46 multilateral declarations of support.
19 nations of NATO invoked Article V declaring an attack on one as an attack on all.
The United Nations Security Council unanimously enacted a binding resolution requiring all member states to pursue terrorists and those who support them, including financial support systems.

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