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U.S. Students Abroad after 9/11: How Safe?

The Chronicle of Higher Education

With the advent of war in Iraq, schools find themselves once again facing the possibility of an increased threat of terrorist attacks against students and other Americans abroad. The State Department warns, “Because security and security awareness have been elevated within the United States, terrorists may target U.S. interests overseas,” including, specifically, “restaurants, places of worship, schools, hotels, outdoor recreation events, or resorts and beaches.” Those are, of course, precisely the places where American students in international study-abroad programs tend to congregate.

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