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Title:The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Official Edition)
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The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks (2004)

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A grab-bag of sorts. Parts of it have almost literary value. Parts trouble me—this was the best they could do? But the sum is certainly the most important Congressional report of the last 20 years. If anything qualifies as a citizen's "must read," this does. ( )
  kristi_test_05 | Jun 20, 2016 |
A grab-bag of sorts. Parts of it have almost literary value. Parts trouble me—this was the best they could do? But the sum is certainly the most important Congressional report of the last 20 years. If anything qualifies as a citizen's "must read," this does. ( )
  kristi_test_05 | Jun 20, 2016 |
A grab-bag of sorts. Parts of it have almost literary value. Parts trouble me—this was the best they could do? But the sum is certainly the most important Congressional report of the last 20 years. If anything qualifies as a citizen's "must read," this does. ( )
  kristi_test_05 | Jun 20, 2016 |
A grab-bag of sorts. Parts of it have almost literary value. Parts trouble me—this was the best they could do? But the sum is certainly the most important Congressional report of the last 20 years. If anything qualifies as a citizen's "must read," this does. ( )
  kristi_test_04 | Jun 17, 2016 |
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Tuesday, September 11, 2001, dawned temperate and nearly cloudless in the eastern United States.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0393326713, Paperback)

The result of months of intensive investigations and inquiries by a specially appointed bipartisan panel, The 9/11 Commission Report is one of the most important historical documents of the modern era. And while that fact alone makes it worth owning, it is also a chilling and valuable piece of nonfiction: a comprehensive and alarming look at one of the biggest intelligence failures in history and the events that led up to it. The commission traces the roots of al-Qaeda's strategies along with the emergence of the 19 hijackers and how they entered the United States and boarded airplanes. It details the missed opportunities of law enforcement officials to avert disaster. Using transcripts of cockpit voice recordings, the report describes events on board the planes along with the chaotic reaction on the ground from nearly every level of government. Going forward, the commission calls for a comprehensive overhaul of what it sees as a deeply flawed and disjointed intelligence-gathering operation. The creation of a post for a single National Security Director is recommended, along with the creation of a National Counterterrorism Center. The report finds fault with the approaches of both the Clinton and Bush administrations but, because they were a bipartisan panel and the problems described are so systemic and far-reaching, they stop short of assigning blame to any particular person or group. Credit must be given to how readable the report is. At more than 500 pages, the writing is clear and forceful and the information is made more accessible since it is fre from election politics and rancor. 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. --John Moe

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"Nearly three thousand people died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In Lower Manhattan, on a field in Pennsylvania, and along the banks of the Potomac, the United States suffered the single largest loss of life from an enemy attack on its soil." "In November 2002 the United States Congress and President George W. Bush established by law the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission. This independent, bipartisan panel was directed to examine the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11 attacks, identify lessons learned, and provide recommendations to safeguard against future acts of terrorism." "This volume is the authorized edition of the Commission's final report."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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