9/11 Commission Report The Attack from Planning to Aftermath

ISBN-10: 0393340139
ISBN-13: 9780393340136
Edition: 2011
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List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/8/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100

Ernest R. May is Charles Warren Professor of American History at Harvard University. He is co-author, with Philip D. Zelikow, of The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis.Philip D. Zelikow is former Director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs and White Burkett Miller Professor of History at the University of Virginia and is currently serving as counselor of the State Department. Zelikow recently served as the Executive Director of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, better known as the "9/11 Commission." Zelikow is co-author, with Ernest R. May, of The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis.

List of Illustrations and Tables
Member List
Staff List
"We have some Planes"
Inside the Four Flights
Improvising a Homeland Defense
National Crisis Management
The Foundation of the New Terrorism
A Declaration of War
Bin Ladin's Appeal in the Islamic World
The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988-1992)
Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992-1996)
Al Qaeda's Renewal in Afghanistan (1996-1998)
Counterterrorism Evolves
From the Old Terrorism to the New: The First World Trade Center Bombing
Adaptation-and Nonadaptation-... in the Law Enforcement Community
... and in the Federal Aviation Administration
... and in the Intelligence Community
... and in the State Department and the Defense Department
... and in the White House
... and in the Congress
Responses to Al Qaeda's Initial Assaults
Before the Bombings in Kenya and Tanzania
Crisis: August 1998
Covert Action
Searching for Fresh Options
Al Qaeda Aims at the American Homeland
Terrorist Entrepreneurs
The "Planes Operation"
The Hamburg Contingent
A Money Trail?
From Threat to Threat
The Millennium Crisis
Post-Crisis Reflection: Agenda for 2000
The Attack on the USS Cole
Change and Continuity
The New Administration's Approach
The Attack Looms
First Arrivals in California
The 9/11 Pilots in the United States
Assembling the Teams
Final Strategies and Tactics
"The System was Blinking Red"
The Summer of Threat
Late Leads-Mihdhar, Moussaoui, and KSM
Heroism and Horror
Preparedness as of September 11
September 11, 2001
Emergency Response at the Pentagon
Immediate Responses at Home
Planning for War
"Phase Two" and the Question of Iraq
Foresight-and Hindsight
Afterword: The Twilight War
Common Abbreviations
Table of Names

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