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From the Publisher

With Reporting and Analysis by the New York Times

What happened on 9/11 and how? Have we learned any lessons? Are we safer now?

The questions every American wants answered.

Since September 11, 2001, Americans have wondered how the tragic events of that day could have occurred. This is the complete report of the circumstances surrounding the attacts, including:

*Al Qaeda and the organization of the 9/11 attack
*Intelligence collection, analysis, and management
*International counterterrorism policy
*The inner workings of terrorist financing
*The security of American borders
*Law enforcement inside the U.S.
*Commercial aviation and transportation safety
* Personal interviews with Presidents Clinton and Bush on their roles

Supplemented with analysis and reporting by The New York Times, this edition of The 9/11 Report also makes recommendations as to how to prevent terrorist attacks in the future.

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ISBN: 9781429957465
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