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Thomas H. Kean CHAIR Lee H. Hamilton VICE CHAIR Richard Ben-Veniste Max Cleland Frederick F.

Fielding Jamie S. Gorelick Slade Gorton John F. Lehman Timothy J. Roemer James R. Thompson

August 22, 2003 Professor Christopher Andrew Professor of Modern and Contemporary History Corpus Christi College Cambridge, CB2 1RH United Kingdom Dear Professor Andrew: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States was created by the U.S. Government to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Commission's mandate includes assessing U.S. preparedness for, and immediate response to, those attacks, evaluating the lessons learned, and making recommendations for preventing future attacks. Given your scholarly research, the Commission's inquiry would greatly benefit from your insights. Accordingly, the Commission requests to interview you on the following general topics: (1) White House oversight of the U.S. Intelligence Community; (2) management of the U.S. Intelligence Community; and (3) the performance of the U.S. Intelligence Community in countering terrorism. The Commission would like to conduct your interview in Washington, DC or New York City during the fall of 2003 if you are planning to be in the United States at that time. Mr. Kevin Scheid, a member of the Commission's professional staff, would conduct the interview along with at least ojje other staff member. Mr. Scheid will call you to discuss scheduling an interview with you. Thank you very much in advance for your time and for your cooperation with the Commission in this important matter. Sincerely,

Philip D. Zelikow EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Philip Zelikow Executive Director
301 7'1' Street SW, Room 5125 Washington, DC 20407 T 202.331.4060 F 202.296.5545 www.9-1 lcommission.gov

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

August 22, 2003 Mr. Frederick Hitz Lecturer of Public and International Affairs Director of the Project on International Intelligence Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School Princeton, NJ 08544-1013 Dear Mr. Hitz: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is directed by statute to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11,2001 terrorist attacks. The Commission's mandate includes assessing the nation's preparedness for, and immediate response to, those attacks, evaluating the lessons learned, and making recommendations for preventing future attacks. As part of its investigation, the Commission hereby requests to interview you on issues relating to the following general topics: (1) management of the Central Intelligence Agency; (2) management of the Intelligence Community; and (3) Congressional oversight of the Intelligence Community. The Commission anticipates that classified information will be discussed at this interview. Mr. Kevin Scheid, a member of the Commission's professional staff, will conduct the interview. The Commission would like to conduct your interview during the month of September at the Commission's office in Washington, DC. At least two members of the Commission's staff will attend your interview. Please call Mr. Scheid's assistant, Ms. Melissa Coffey, at (202) 331-4080 as soon as possible to discuss the time and locatioivof your interview and any questions you may have. Thank you very much in advance for your time and for your cooperation with the Commission in this important matter. Sincerely,

Philip D. Zelikow EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Philip Zelikow Executive Director
301 7'h Street SW, Room 5125 Washington, DC 20407 T 202.331.4060 F 202.296.5545 www.9-1 lcommission.gov

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

August 22, 2003 Ambassador Stapleton Roy Managing Director Kissinger McLarty Associates 1800 K Street, NW Suite 1021 Washington, DC 20006 Dear Ambassador Roy: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is directed by statute to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11,2001 terrorist attacks. The Commission's mandate includes assessing the nation's preparedness for, and immediate response to, those attacks, evaluating the lessons learned, and making recommendations for preventing future attacks. As part of its investigation, the Commission hereby requests to interview you on issues relating to the following general topics: (1) White House oversight of the U.S. Intelligence Community; (2) management of the U.S. Intelligence Community; (3) the performance of the U.S. Intelligence Community in countering terrorism; and (4) the use of open source information by the U.S. Intelligence Community. The Commission anticipates that classified information will be discussed at this interview. Mr. Kevin Scheid, a member of the Commission's professional staff, will conduct the interview. The Commission would like to conduct your interview during the month of September at the Commission's office in Washington, DC. At least two members of the Commission's staff will attend your interview. Please call Mr. Scheid's assistant, Ms. Melissa Coffey, at. (202) 331-4080 as soon as possible to discuss the time and location of your interview and any questions you may have. Thank you very much in advance for your time and for your cooperation with the Commission in this important matter. Sincerely,

Philip D. Zelikow EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Philip Zelikow Executive Director
301 7 lh Street SW, Room 5125 Washington, DC 20407 T 202.331.4060 F 202.296.5545 www.9-llcommission.gov

Thomas H. Kean CHAIR Lee H. Hamilton VICE CHAIR Richard Ben-Venisce Max Cletand Frederick F. Fielding Jamie S. Gorelick Slade Gorton John F. Lehman Timothy}. Roemer James R. Thompson

August 22, 2003 Mr. Britt Snider
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Dear Mr. Snider: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is directed by statute to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11,2001 terrorist attacks. The Commission's mandate includes assessing the nation's preparedness for, and immediate response to, those attacks, evaluating the lessons learned, and making recommendations for preventing future attacks. As part of its investigation, the Commission hereby requests to interview you on issues relating to the following general topics: (1) White House oversight of the Intelligence Community, (2) Congressional oversight of the Intelligence Community; and (3) management of the Intelligence Community. The Commission anticipates that classified information will be discussed at this interview. Mr. Kevin Scheid, a member of the Commission's professional staff, will conduct the interview. The Commission would like to conduct your interview on Thursday, September 4, 2003, at the Commission's office in Washington, DC. At least two members of the Commission's staff will attend your interview. Please call Mr. Scheid's assistant, Ms. Melissa Coffey, at (202) 331-4080 as soon as possible to discuss the time and location of your interview and any questions you may have.
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Philip D. Zelikow EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Thank you very much in advance for your time and for your cooperation with the Commission in this important matter. Sincerely,

Philip Zelikow Executive Director

301 7 lh Street SW, Room 5125 Washington, DC 20407 T 202.331.4060 F 202.296.5545 www,9-1 lcommission.gov

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

August 22,2003 Mr. Robert Steele President Open Source Solutions, Inc. Post Office Box 369 Oakton, Virginia 22124-0369 Dear Mr. Steele: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is directed by statute to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11,2001 terrorist attacks. The Commission's mandate includes assessing the nation's preparedness for, and immediate response to, those attacks, evaluating the lessons learned, and making recommendations for preventing future attacks. As part of its investigation, the Commission hereby requests to interview you on issues relating to the use of open source information by the Intelligence Community. Mr. Gordon Lederman, a member of the Commission's professional staff, will conduct the interview. The Commission would like to conduct your interview during the month of September at the Commission's office in Washington, DC. At least two members of the Commission's staff will attend your interview. Please call Mr. Lederman's assistant, Ms. Melissa Coffey, at (202) 331-4080 as soon as possible to discuss the time and location of your interview and any questions you may have. Thank you very much in advance for your time and for your cooperation with the Commission in this important matter. Sincerely,

Philip D. Zelikow EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Philip Zelikow Executive Director

301 7 lh Street SW, Room 5125 Washington, DC 20407 T 202.331.4060 F 202.296.5545 www.9-llcommission.gov

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

August 22, 2003 Mr. Frank Anderson Foreign Reports, Inc. 818 18th Street, NW, Suite 940 Washington, DC 20006 Dear Mr. Anderson: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is directed by statute to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Commission's mandate includes assessing the nation's preparedness for, and immediate response to, those attacks, evaluating the lessons learned, and making recommendations for preventing future attacks. As part of its investigation, the Commission hereby requests to interview you on issues relating to the following general topics: (1) management of the U.S. Intelligence Community; and (2) the performance of the Central Intelligence Agency in countering terrorism. The Commission anticipates that classified information will be discussed at this interview. Mr. Kevin Scheid, a member of the Commission's professional staff, will conduct the interview. The Commission would like to conduct your interview during the month of September at the Commission's office in Washington, DC. At least two members of the Commission's staff will attend your interview. Please call Mr. Scheid's assistant, Ms. Melissa Coffey, at (202) 331-4080 as soon as possible to discuss the time and location of your interview and any questions you may have.
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Philip D. Zelikow EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Thank you very much in advance for your time and for your cooperation with the Commission in this important matter. Sincerely,

Philip Zelikow Executive Director

301 7'h Street SW, Room 5125 Washington, DC 20407 T 202.331.4060 F 202.296.5545 www.9-llcommission.gov

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

August 22, 2003 Mr. Mike Chapman Executive Producer, Editor-in-Chief Economist Intelligence Unit - New York 11 West 57th Street New York, NY 10019 Dear Mr. Chapman: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is directed by statute to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The Commission's mandate includes assessing the nation's preparedness for, and immediate response to, those attacks, evaluating the lessons learned, and making recommendations for preventing future attacks. As part of its investigation, the Commission hereby requests to interview you on issues relating to the use of open source information by the Intelligence Community. Mr. Gordon Lederman, a member of the Commission's professional staff, will conduct the interview. The Commission would like to conduct your interview during the month of September at your office in New York. At least two members of the Commission's staff will attend your interview. Please call Mr. Lederman's assistant, Ms. Melissa Coffey, at (202) 331-4080 as soon as possible to discuss the time and location of your interview and any questions you may have. •-*• . Thank you very much in advance for your time and for your cooperation with the Commission in this important matter. Sincerely,

Philip D. Zelikow EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Philip Zelikow Executive Director

301 7lh Street SW, Room 5125 Washington, DC 20407 T 202.331.4060 F 202.296.5545 www.9-llcommission.gov

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

August 22, 2003 Professor Eliot Cohen Program Director, Department of Strategic Studies The Johns Hopkins University - SAIS 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 708 Washington, D.C. 20036-2213 Dear Professor Cohen: The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is directed by statute to investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11,2001 terrorist attacks. The Commission's mandate includes assessing the nation's preparedness for, and immediate response to, those attacks, evaluating the lessons learned, and making recommendations for preventing future attacks. As part of its investigation, the Commission hereby requests to interview you on issues relating to the following general topics: (1) White House oversight of the Intelligence Community; (2) management of the Intelligence Community; and (3) the role of the Intelligence Community in supporting military operations. The Commission anticipates that classified information will be discussed at this interview. Mr. Kevin Scheid, a member of the Commission's professional staff, will conduct the interview. The Commission would like to conduct your interview during the month of September 2003 at the Commission's office in Washington, DC. At least two members of the Commission's staff will attend your interview. Please call Mr. Scheid's assistant, Ms. Melissa Coffey, at (202) 331-4080 as soon as possible to discuss the time and location of your interview and any questions you may have. •-*Thank you very much in advance for your time and for your cooperation with the Commission in this important matter. Sincerely,

Philip D. Zelikow EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Philip Zelikow Executive Director

301 7 lh Street SW, Room 5125 Washington, DC 20407 T 202.331.4060 F 202.296.5545 www.9-1 lcommission.gov