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Thomas H.

Kean
CHAIR

Lee H. Hamilton
VICE CHAIR

EOF DOCUMENT REQUEST No. 2 The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the "Commission") requests that the Executive Office of the President (the "respondent") provide the Commission with the following documents and information no later than June 25, 2003 (the "production date"). The Commission requests that the respondent inform the Commission promptly if the production date poses a problem for certain categories of documents, such as documents from the previous Administration that may be in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration, and meet promptly with the Commission staff to set a schedule for the production of those documents. 1. The briefing materials prepared or compiled by NSC staff and distributed to attendees for; any summaries prepared or compiled by NSC staff and distributed to attendees of the discussions held at and/or conclusions emerging from; and any minutes prepared or compiled by NSC staff of Principals and Deputies Committee meetings held from January 1, 1998, through September 20, 2001 that concerned: (a) Al-Qa'ida, Usama bin Laden, and/or Afghanistan; . i I-' ' (b) the policy and budget development, implementation, or review of the overall counterterrorism policies of the United States, including PDD-62 (1998), the Five Year Counterterrorism Plan, and any successor NSPDs; and/or (c) counterterrorism issues involving threats to or attacks on the United States or American persons or assets in relations with Malaysia, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen, other than materials that focus only on Palestinian terrorist activities. Principals meetings include any such meeting whether chaired by the President or by the National Security Adviser. This request applies to principals or deputieslevel meetings addressing these topics wholly or in part regardless of the title used for the group or whether conducted in person or by SVTS, including meetings of the "Foreign Policy Team," the "Small Group," and the Counterterrorism Security Group (including CSG meetings chaired by the National Coordinator), as well as relevant meetings at Camp David. 2. The President's Daily Diary for September 11, 2001, and logs from the White House Situation Room, the Presidential Emergency Operations Center (PEOC), and the White House Military Office for September, 1; 1, 2001.
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Richard Ben-Veniste Max Cleland Fred F. Fielding Jamie S. Gorelick Slade Gorton John Lehman Timothy J. Roemer James R. Thompson

Philip D. Zelikow
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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3. Contemporaneous notes of individuals present in the PEOC or accompanying the President on September 11,2001, including notes of White House officials other than the President. (A request for such documents directed to the Office of the Vice President will be submitted separately.) 4. The briefing materials prepared or compiled by White House staff and distributed to attendees for; any summaries prepared or compiled by White House staff and distributed to attendees of the discussions at and/or conclusions emerging from; and any minutes prepared or compiled by White House staff of meetings at the principals or deputies level, including the Domestic Consequences Principals Committee, from September 11 through September 20, 2001 that concerned domestic policy responses to the terrorist attacks upon the United States. 5. Information sufficient to describe the activation and implementation of continuity of operations and emergency response plans and measures for the White House complex on September 11, 2001. The Commission requests that documents requested above be provided as soon as they are available, even though all requested documents may not be provided at the same time, through means of a "rolling" production. If any requested documents are withheld from production, even temporarily, based on an alleged claim of privilege or for any other reason, the Commission requests that the respondent, as soon as possible and in no event later than the production date, identify and describe each such document or class of documents, as well as the alleged basis for not producing it, with sufficient specificity to allow a meaningful challenge to any such withholding. If the respondent does not have possession, custody or control of any requested documents but has information about where such documents may be located, the Commission requests that the respondent provide such information as soon as possible and in no event later than the production date. If the respondent has any questions or concerns about the interpretation or scope of these document requests, the Commission requests that any such questions or concerns be raised with the Commission as soon as possible so that any such issues can be addressed and resolved prior to the production date. The Commission intends to make further document requests as its work develops and reserves the right to request additional documents and information in the areas addressed in this request. June 4, 2003 Daniel Marcus General Counsel

WITH DRAWAL NOTICE
RG: 148 Box: 00003 Series:
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Folder: 0007 Document: 34 Dan Marcus Files Pages: 3

ACCESS RESTRICTED The item identified below has been withdrawn from this file: Folder Title: White House [2 of 2] Document Date: 07-23-2003 Document Type: Letter From: To:

Subject:

EOP Document Request #3

In the review of this file this item was removed because access to it is restricted. Restrictions on records in the National Archives are stated in general and specific record group restriction statements which are available for examination.

NND:221 Withdrawn: 04-30-2008

by:

RETRIEVAL #: 221 00003 0007 34

TO: CC: FROM: DATE: RE:

Philip Zelikow, Chris Kojm, Dan Marcus, Steve Dunne Mike Hurley, Dan Byrnan Warren Bass September 16, 2003 Draft EOF 4

Attached please find Team Three's draft of a fourth document request for EOF. We've attempted to cover the "seam issue" identified by Philip, as well as tackle a few other outstanding pieces of business. Once we've settled on language to take care of the seam issue—notes or other documents produced by participants or "plus ones" in CT meetings—our teammates are ready to send out requests along the lines of points 1 and 2 to DOD, State, DOJ, FBI, and CIA. Mike will be back in the office Wednesday, and we'll look forward to talking more at your convenience. Many thanks.

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Thomas H. Kean CHAIR Lee H. Hamilton VICE CHAIR Richard Ben-Veniste Max Cieland Fred F. Fielding Jamie S. Gorelick Skde Gorton John Lehman Timothy J. Roemer James R. Thompson

{DRAFT} EOF DOCUMENT REQUEST NO. 4 (U) The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the "Commission") requests that the Executive Office of the President (EOP or the "respondent") provide the Commission with the following documents and information no later than , 2003 (the "production date"): 1. (U) All notes, memoranda, notes for the file, and/or other documentation produced by NSC officials that memorialize or otherwise document Principals' Committee, Deputies' Committee, and/or other interagency meetings related to Usama bin Laden (UBL), al Qa'ida, Afghanistan (including the Taliban and/or the Northern Alliance), Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and/or Sudan, from January 1, 1998 to September 20, 2001. 2. (U) All notes, memoranda, notes for the file, and/or other documentation produced by NSC officials that memorialize or otherwise document CSG meetings related to UBL, al Qa'ida, Afghanistan (including the Taliban and/or the Northern Alliance), Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and/or Sudan, from January 1, 1998 to September 20, 2001. This request includes documents that may or may not have been reviewed by the National Security Adviser and/or Deputy National Security Adviser. 3. (U) All agendas, summary of conclusions, background papers, options papers, and other documents related to Principals' Committee or Deputies' Committee meetings that dealt with Pakistan or Saudi Arabia, from January 1, 1998 to September 20, 2001. 4. (U) All agendas, summary of conclusions, background papers, options papers, and other documents derived from internal discussions or diplomatic exchanges on U.S.-Saudi or U.S.Pakistani relations that reached at least the level of a senior director in the NSC, from January 1, 1998 to September 20, 2001. 5. (U) All agendas, summary of conclusions, background papers, options papers, notes, memoranda, notes for the file, and all other documents related to the departure of Saudi nationals immediately after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Philip D. Zclikow
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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UNCLASSIFIED BUT COMMISSION SENSITIVE 6. (U) Agendas, and/or other documentation sufficient to determine the date, subject, and duration of the meeting, for all Principals' Committee meetings (including all "Small Group" meetings involving cabinet-level officials) and all Deputies' Committee meetings, from January 1, 1998 to September 20, 2001. 7. (U) All agendas, summary of conclusions, background papers, options papers, and other documents related to CSG meetings on foreign terrorist organizations identified by the United States government as linked to al Qa'ida, including but not limited to the Abu Sayyaf Group, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Egyptian Islamic Jihad, the Armed Islamic Group (Algeria), and Jemaah Islamiyah, from January 1, 1998 to September 20, 2001. (U) The Commission requests that the documents requested above be provided as soon as they are available, even though all requested documents may not be provided at the same time, through means of a "rolling" production. (U) If any requested documents are withheld from production, even temporarily, based on an alleged claim of privilege or for any other reason, the Commission requests that the respondent, as soon as possible and in no event later than the production date, identify and describe each such document or class of documents, as well as the alleged basis for not producing it, with sufficient specificity to allow a meaningful challenge to any such withholding. (U) If the respondent does not have possession, custody or control of any requested documents but has information about where such documents may be located, the Commission requests that the respondent provide such information as soon as possible and in no event later than the production date. (U) If the respondent has any questions or concerns about the interpretation or scope of these document requests, the Commission requests that any such questions or concerns be raised with the Commission as soon as possible so that any such issues can be addressed and resolved prior to the production date. [DATE] Daniel Marcus General Counsel

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Thomas H. Kean
CHAIR

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Lee H. Hamilton
VICE CHAIR

Richard Ben- Veniste MaxCleknd Fred F. Fielding Jamie S. Gorelick Slade Gorton

The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the "Commission") requests that the Executive Office of the President ("EOP" or the "respondent") provide the Commission with the following documents no later than November 14, 2003: 1. Analyses in 2002 and 2003 by the Council of Economic Advisors on the economic impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

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2. The final version of the response to NSPD-5 by the External Panel chaired by Brent Scowcroft. 3. Any documents prepared by the Bush-Cheney transition team relating to terrorism and/or the National Security Council Directorate of Transnational Threats. 4. To the extent not already produced, all agendas, summary of conclusions, background papers, options papers, memoranda, notes for the file, or other documents related to the departure from the United States of Saudi nationals by \t whjlgjhe nationalairspace was_closed to commercial_aviation after the / September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. 5. To the extent not already produced, memoranda for the record or for the file and other documents that describe or summarize the results of Principals' Committee, Deputies' Committee, CSG, or other meetings, and memoranda for the record or for the file memorializing the results of conversations with CIA, Department of Defense, and/or Department of State officials or conversations with foreign officials, from January 1, 1998 through September 20, 2001 (a) relating to UBL and/or al Qa'ida, and (b) as to Afghanistan (including the Taliban and/or the Northern Alliance), Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and/or Sudan, relating to terrorism or other matters that could reasonably be expected to affect U.S. policy on terrorism or cooperation with that country in countering terrorist threats to or attacks on the United States. For purposes of this request, the Commission will specify no more than 8 individuals per Administration whose files are to be searched for responsive documents, and this request shall not apply to any meeting for which a Summary of Conclusions was prepared and has been produced. The Commission requests that the documents requested above be provided as soon as they are available, even though all requested documents may not be provided at the same time, through means of a "rolling" production.

Philip D. Zelikow
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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