The United Nations has a wealth political and geopolitical maps available, including maps of its peacekeeping missions around the world.

The University of Texas Perry-Castañeda Library Map collection provides easy links to maps of the attack itself as well as maps of general interest.

Three maps military presences in the middle east can be found on the El Pais site (in Spanish) at:  An interactive map of Afghanistan and Kabul in relation to the rest of the world can be found at  El Pais’s site is generally very good.  Much multimedia material can be found at

Map of existing and proposed oil pipelines.

This is the Caspian Sea Discourse Library, which has links to articles and visual aids presented during some 1998 or 1999 forum on US policy in the Caspian Sea region, which in some of the articles maps includes Afghanistan, particularly whee oil pipelines are concerned. In fact, the whole site and its discussion of US policy in the region is focused almost entirely on the oil economy and its potential for development.

This is the Bremmer Map of proposed oil pipelines across Central Asia, which can be accessed from the Caspian Sea Library site above as well. There are several maps and charts that are linked into the library, but this is the most colorful.

Map of Lower Manhattan
World Trade Center Building Plan