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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 21, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                NEW BRAUNFELS HERALD7 FRIDAY Sptember 2001 20 pages in 2 sections 269 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents fear go to war Bush delivers ultimatum to Taliban in national address JESSIE Latenight exercisers at McKenna Sports and Rehabilitation Center watch as President Bush delivers his call to the Taliban and other governments siding with terrorism to turn over those responsible for the 11 Whether we bring justice to our enemies or our enemies to Bush justice will be Major Developments FBI Director Robert Mueller said Thursday the Identities of sev era of the suicide hijackers are in doubt as investigators arrested a man fn Illinois wanted for question ing in this past weeks terror j As investigators followed the money a bank In Florida said it found accounts connected to people involved in the In the FBI arrested a man with trie same narae as a man with ties to a Jailed associate of sus pected terrorist mastermind Osama bin fcadeh The FBI said ft was trying said he was concerned that new tax cuts or increased spending could actually hurt the economy if financial markets pushed interest rates higher over worries the government was returning to big budget New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani sharply revised the number of missing and presumed dead the World Trade Center twin destroyed by the Impact of hijacked An additional 189 are believed dead from a similar attack on the and 44 more perished tracked plane 1 j water companies to increase seeuri V Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Thursday the already weak economy took a signif Scant Wow from the worst terrorist s attacks in Greenspan Residents weigh in on nations next step BY BRETT BOUSMAN HeraldZeitung Correspondent Area residents have differ ent opinions about the approach America should take to the terrorist attacks on I feel like we are definite ly going to We are truly the only country that can unite the world against ter said who asked that her last name not be The public does not need to know about everything the military plans to she My son is in the I dont want any unnecessary information to get out that could harm she Its time for citizens to trust their leaders to do the right If the public knows the militarys what is stopping the bad guys from getting a hold of these plans Bruce a government In a crowded office at his Ashraf Khan says he prays five times a day to Khan was to be the best man in his brothers wedding but he says the pilot of the Delta Airlines plane he was taking from San Antonio to Dallas asked him to leave because of his JESSIE HeraldZeitung BY SANDRA SOBIERAJ Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON Presi dent Bush cautioned a shak en nation Thursday that there are struggles ahead and dangers to face as Amer ica and its allies combat glob al He announced a new Cabinetlevel office to fortify homeland Addressing a joint session of Congress nine days after suicide hijackers are believed to have killed more than people at the Pentagon and World Trade Bush clasped the badge of a slain policeman in his I will not forget this wound to our or those who inflicted I will not I will not he The 11 attacks had put the United States on notice that the worlds only superpower was not immune to Bush He named Pennsylvania Tom Ridge to head the new Office of Homeland a will resign and will be replaced by Mark Using forceful Bush delivered a verbal indictment against Osama bin Laden and demanded that Afghanistans ruling Taliban militia surrender the sus pected release imprisoned Americans and give the United States full access to terrorist training These demands are not open to Bush They will hand over the terrorists or they will share in their The commander in chief directed military forces to be ready for the gather ing war The hour is com ing when America will act and you will make us Bush asked every nation to take by contributing police intelligence ser vices and banking informa See File photo President Bush addressed a joint session of Congress Thursday demanding Afghanistans Taliban sur render Osama bin Laden to the United Recruiters say interest in enlisting up instructor from San Antonio said he did not nec essarily object to getting mil itarily he said common sense and diplo macy were more If we could focus on finding the perpetrators instead of an entire we could probably achieve our pur Tyler Right now all we can do is hire intelli gent This is a time for the Unit ed States to examine itself and see how it is conducting itself with the rest of the he We need to try and under stand the motive behind the terrorist attacks and why cer tain nations would dislike he Afghanistan possibly turned on the United States because of its abandonment of support after the Cold See NEXT JESSIE David Rashelle Rodriguez and Raquel Pulido talk with RecruiterinCharge FCI Frank Sudderth USN outside the Navy recruiting office Thursday after Retano ships out while Rodriguez and Pulido have several weeks before they leave for boot All three say current events are only making them more anxious to begin their tours of BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer People of all ages want to answer Americas call to say recruiters from the New Braunfels High school military vet erans and average Americans want to feel a part of the solution in the war against In the days after the attack on the Pentagon and the World Trade Cen local Navy and Air Force recruiting stations an increase in the number of people who expressed an interest in joining the Terrorists struck the World Trade Center and Pentagon in hijacked airplanes In the wake of those President Bush threatened military action and deployed aircraft to the Persian Gulf region Most recruiters say that its too soon to tell if those inquiries will turn into an actual increase in the number of sailors and air The Armys Fifth Recruiting Brigade is located in San Spokesperson Cheri Avigne said that recruiters in their eightstate which includes report mixed responses to this past weeks In some weve been really she In we havent seen an It just who is the brigades chief of advertising and public said in the days after the recruiting commands around the country were busy but not always talking to prospective A few days after the attacks we had some veterans come in and offer to sign up she Many of them were from World War They also talked to family members and other I think people just needed someplace to go to find So they went to their local Army recruiting In the local the Army received more phone calls and but that hasnt translated into more See Man claims he was target of pilots prejudice BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Five times a the owner of the Cingular Wireless store in New Braunfels stops what he is doing to When hes at Ashraf Khan locks the front door and prays in the much as hes done since he came from Pakistan more than a decade Islam is a peaceful religion that teaches not he Khan said Muslims who thought they have a religious justification for hijacking an airliner and flying it into the World Trade Center and killing thousands were just as twisted as a Chris tian who thought it was OK to blow up a federal building in Ours is a peaceful We are not taught to kill each he Monday Khan got a lesson in stereo types and religious and ethnic prejudice in San That lesson came on a Delta airliner when a resident alien who will become a natu ralized citizen in two was headed home for his brothers When Mehboob Khan gets married his brother Ashraf wont be He said he was kicked off the plane because of his See INSIDE Key Code 76   

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