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9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States

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ISBN-10: 0393060411

ISBN-13: 9780393060416

Edition: 2004

Authors: National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Staff

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.78" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

List of Illustrations and Tables
Member List
Staff List
Preface
"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
Diplomacy
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
Analysis
Wartime
Immediate Responses at Home
Planning for War
"Phase Two" and the Question of Iraq
Foresight--and Hindsight
Imagination
Policy
Capabilities
Management
What to Do? A Global Strategy
Reflecting on a Generational Challenge
Attack Terrorists and Their Organizations
Prevent the Continued Growth of Islamist Terrorism
Protect against and Prepare for Terrorist Attacks
How to Do it? A Different Way of Organizing the Government
Unity of Effort across the Foreign-Domestic Divide
Unity of Effort in the Intelligence Community
Unity of Effort in Sharing Information
Unity of Effort in the Congress
Organizing America's Defenses in the United States
Common Abbreviations
Table of Names
Commission Hearings
Notes