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Iraq, Terrorism Compete for U.S. Attention

An FBI warning about potential "spectacular" attacks from al Qaeda appears to stem in part from the recent recording that U.S. authorities believe carries Osama bin Laden's commentary on recent events. The new terrorism fears merge with war clouds over Iraq. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.
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