History and Geography

Buzz Words and Catch Phrases

"Terms discussed here include people, places, agencies, technology, jargon and clichés used in the aftermath of the attack on the United States. The glossary is organized by topics: terrorism, war, geopolitics, religion, homeland security, disaster recovery and miscellaneous. In some cases, the glossary notes alternative spellings of Arabic and other non-English words. Others may have alternative spellings not noted here. Highlighted links will open in a new window, taking you to sites offering more information on selected topics."