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the enemy within

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A Note about Internet Resources
Students should be aware that Web sites often present only one view of an issue. Encourage students to think about and question Web sites even as they are reading. Guiding questions as they review Web sites are: What did you learn from this site? What didnšt you learn from this site? Who sponsors this site? What bias might the sponsor have? How current is the site?

The Enemy Within
www.pbs.org/frontline/enemywithin
This companion site to the FRONTLINE documentary features extended interviews with counterterrorism experts and the prosecution and defense in the Hayat trial, including Umer Hayat. Also included are special reports on dealing with the homegrown terrorist threat: the new legal strategies, police technologies, immigration reforms and the military's involvement.

Japanese American Internment Curriculum
http://bss.sfsu.edu/internment/njahs3.html
This site is sponsored National Japanese American Historical Society. This particular lesson deals with the Japanese Internment and the Bill of Rights.
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/japanese-relocation/
This Web site is from the United States Archives. It contains primary source material and photographs as well as lesson ideas.

Korematsu v United States
http://www.tourolaw.edu/patch/Korematsu/
This site contains the full Court of Appeals decision that found the internment of Japanese and Japanese Americans constitutional.

Counter Terrorism Center
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/02/20030214-1.html
The official White House press release from February 2003 creating the Counter Terrorism Center as a way to ensure that various government agencies cooperate in anti-terrorism efforts.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2004/08/20040827-5.html
This is the Executive Order creating the National Counterterrorism Center on Aug. 27 2004
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/02/AR2005060201819.html
This Washington Post article describes problems with getting the Counter Terrorism Center off the ground.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/09/06/fyi/main1973860.shtml
Behind The Counterterrorism Center: A Look At How The Center Functions And What Its Purpose Is. This CBS News Web site is packed with several interesting sub-Web sites.

The Roots of Terrorism
www.pbs.org/frontline/teach/terror
This teacher's guide uses a series of four documentaries produced by FRONTLINE in the wake of Sept. 11 to explore the roots of terrorism and the complex evolution of U.S. policy and Islamic fundamentalism. The guide includes maps, background information and nine classroom activities.

America Responds to Terrorism
http://www.crf-usa.org/terror/America%20Responds%20to%20Terrorism.htm
This site, created by the Constitutional Rights Foundation, has a series of online resources and lesson plans concerning the origins and results of terrorism.

FRONTLINE Teachers Guide: A Class Divided
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/teach/divided/
This lesson, which recounts the classic "brown eyes/blue eyes" exercise originally conducted by Iowa teacher Jane Elliot following Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, lets students explore the historical role of racism in the United States, as well as prejudice and stereotypes in their own lives.