So long, Mom, I’m off

So long, Mom, I’m off to drop the bomb, so don’t wait up for me… (from a Tom Lehrer classic): NBC reported this morning that Osama bin Laden called his mother two days before the attack to tell her something big was going to happen and then he wouldn’t be able to call for awhile. Hard to believe he ever had a mother.

A nice Flash guide to the basics of war with Afghanistan from the Guardian.

A collection of home pages of news sites from around the world on September 11, for history.