The 9/11 Commission report : final report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States

Author(s): National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States
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Subjects: September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Terrorism--Government policy--United States
Terrorism--United States--Prevention
Intelligence service--United States--Evaluation
National security--United States
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Qaida (Organization)
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Norton, [2004]
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: xviii, 567 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2004057564
ISBN: 0393326713 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780393326710 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0393060411 (cased)
ISBN: 9780393060416 (cased)
"Authorized edition."
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: "We have some planes" -- The foundation of the new terrorism -- Counterterrorism evolves -- Responses to Al Qaeda's initial assaults -- Al Qaeda aims at the American homeland -- From threat to threat -- The attack looms -- "The system was blinking red" -- Heroism and horror -- Wartime -- Foresight, and hindsight -- What to do? A global strategy -- How to do it? A different way of organizing the government
Summary: Final report of the National Commission on terrorist attacks upon the United States. The result of months of intensive investigations and inquiries by a specially appointed bipartisan panel. While the commission notes that future attacks are probably inevitable, a coordinated preventive effort along with a clear plan to respond with efficiency can offer Americans some hope in a post 9/11 world
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OCLC Number: 55992298
ISBN/ISSN: 0393326713