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The 9/11 Commission report : the attack from planning to aftermath : authorized text

Author: Philip Zelikow; National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2011.
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Provides the final report of the 9/11 Commission detailing their findings on the September 11 terrorist attacks.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Zelikow; National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States.
ISBN: 9780393340136 0393340139
OCLC Number: 668193790
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 640 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations and Tables --
Member List --
Staff List --
1. "We have some Planes" --
1.1. Inside the Four Flights --
1.2. Improvising a Homeland Defense --
1.3. National Crisis Management --
2. The Foundation of the New Terrorism --
2.1. A Declaration of War --
2.2. Bin Ladin's Appeal in the Islamic World --
2.3. The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988-1992) --
2.4. Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992-1996) --
2.5. Al Qaeda's Renewal in Afghanistan (1996-1998) --
3. Counterterrorism Evolves --
3.1. From the Old Terrorism to the New: The First World Trade Center Bombing --
3.2. Adaptation-and Nonadaptation-... in the Law Enforcement Community --
3.3. ... and in the Federal Aviation Administration --
3.4. ... and in the Intelligence Community --
3.5. ... and in the State Department and the Defense Department --
3.6. ... and in the White House --
3.7. ... and in the Congress --
4. Responses to Al Qaeda's Initial Assaults --
4.1. Before the Bombings in Kenya and Tanzania --
4.2. Crisis: August 1998 --
4.3. Diplomacy --
4.4. Covert Action --
4.5. Searching for Fresh Options --
5. Al Qaeda Aims at the American Homeland --
5.1. Terrorist Entrepreneurs --
5.2. The "Planes Operation" --
5.3. The Hamburg Contingent --
5.4. A Money Trail? --
6. From Threat to Threat --
6.1. The Millennium Crisis --
6.2. Post-Crisis Reflection: Agenda for 2000 --
6.3. The Attack on the USS Cole --
6.4. Change and Continuity --
6.5. The New Administration's Approach --
7. The Attack Looms --
7.1. First Arrivals in California --
7.2. The 9/11 Pilots in the United States --
7.3. Assembling the Teams --
7.4. Final Strategies and Tactics --
8. "The System was Blinking Red" --
8.1. The Summer of Threat --
8.2. Late Leads-Mihdhar, Moussaoui, and KSM --
9. Heroism and Horror --
9.1. Preparedness as of September 11 --
9.2. September 11, 2001 --
9.3. Emergency Response at the Pentagon --
9.4. Analysis --
10. Wartime --
10.1. Immediate Responses at Home --
10.2. Planning for War --
10.3. "Phase Two" and the Question of Iraq --
11. Foresight-and Hindsight --
11.1. Imagination --
11.2. Policy --
11.3. Capabilities --
11.4. Management --
Afterword: The Twilight War / Philip Zelikow --
Appendix A. Common Abbreviations --
Appendix B. Table of Names --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: with an afterword by Philip Zelikow.
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