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Yoel Tobin

From: Steve Dunne
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 4:43 PM
To: Downs, Pat, Ms, OSD-USDI
Cc: 'brian.h.hook@usdoj.gov'; Dan Marcus; Team 1; Dianna Campagna
Subject: DoD interview request no. 18

Pat: Attached as a Word document is DoD interview request no. 18. Please call Tom Dowling at 202-
331-4072 with any questions about the topics to be covered and to arrange for these interviews.
Feel free to call Dan or me as well if any issues arise. Thanks. Steve

1/7/2004
Thomas H. Kean
CHAIR
DoD INTERVIEW REQUEST NO. 18
Lee H. Hamilton
VICE CHAIR

Richard Ben-Veniste
The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
(the "Commission") requests interviews with the following Department
Fred F. Fielding of Defense personnel during January 2004. Please provide a proposed
Jamie S. Gorelick date, time, and location for these interviews no later than January 16,
2004. The anticipated length of each interview is two hours.
Skde Gorton

Bob Kerrey 1. Tina Shelton (DIA analyst)
2. | |(DIA analyst)
John Lehman
3/ Christopher Carney (Naval Intelligence Reservist)
Timothy J. Roemer
The Commission anticipates that classified information will be discussed
James R. Thompson
at these interviews. The Commission reserves the right to re-interview
these individuals based on the results of the requested interviews and the
Philip D. Zelikow
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR needs of the Commission.

January 7, 2004 Daniel Marcus
General Counsel

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TEL (202) 331-4060
FAX (202) 296-5545
www.9-1 lcommission.gov
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Yoel Tobin

From: Yoel Tobin
Sent: Friday, January 02, 2004 2:03 PM
To: Steve Dunne; Dan Marcus
Cc: Tom Dowling; Nicole Grandrimo; Doug MacEachin; Sarah Linden; Melissa Coffey
Subject: DOD INTERVIEW REQUEST

Attached are proposed interview requests from Team 1. Thanks.

1/2/2004
DOD INTERVIEW REQUEST NO..

The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the
"Commission") requests separate interviews with the following Department of Defense
officials during January 2004. Please provide proposed dates, times, and locations for
these interviews no later than January , 2004. The anticipated length of each
interview is two hours.

1. DIA analyst Tina Shelton

2. DIA analysf \-

3. Naval Intelligence Reservist Christopher Carney

The Commission anticipates that these interviews may involve the discussion of
classified information. The Commission reserves the right to reinterview these
individuals based on the results of the requested interviews and the needs of the
Commission.

January 2004 Daniel Marcus
General Counsel

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Yoel Tobin

From: Tom Dowling
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 3:36 PM
To: Yoel Tobin
Subject: DIA interviews

Tina Shelton- DIA analyst
Christopher Carney-
^^•••••^•T-"-"--^ •*•—•r- Naval
„ Intel Reservist - ^
[DIA analyst

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Yocl Tobln

From: Yoel Tobin
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 3:34 PM
To: Nicole Grandrimo; Tom Dowling
Cc: Melissa Coffey; Doug MacEachin
Subject: T |8j I interviews Thursday

Niki and Tom:
I have placed an outline of questions forl lin Tom's safe, and on Niki's chair. Please let me know if you have
any revisions/deietions/additions. As for logistics, we are supposed to meet POCI """Ino later than_930
AM on Thursday^by the Pentagon military police sTatiQiu-jaht outside the exiUatiliej^eDiacion' We~eacrrrieecT2~~
picture IQS. Both this Interview and theT linterview will be conducted in a SCIF. I do not anticipate taping
either interview. I am also assuming that Susan Ginsberg is not coming, unless she tells us otherwise.
I would be happy to divide thd butline in thirds for purposes of who is going to lead the interview, or do it
anyway you feel comfortable. Also, let1 s figure out the logistics of meeting and getting to the Pentagon -- we will
also need a lockbag for the interview.
Re.J |l assume that torn will take the lead? I have not done an outline forl I Also, fo.r| |we will need
ne
to read some Commission boilerplate at the outset of thej interview which I will take with me. {We don't need to
read it td because has already been interviewed.)
Yoel / //'/

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Yoel Tobirt

Fwn: Melissa Cbffey :: ..
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Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 1 :56 PM
To: . 'Haaga, Stephen C. Mr, Jg J2P:f:l lOSD-USDI'
^Subject^Rnalize details and Topics fo Shelton, and Carney

Hi \Steve and] \ request, Jam sending topics for the interviews that the Commission has requested with! I

\a Shelton,|" | and Christopher Carney. Please see below:

(l/22 10am-2pm):

• Th;6 history and growth of Al Qaeda;

• Al Qaeda's ties to other terrorist cells and organizations;

Al Qaeda's ties to governments or elements thereof;

Any; attempts by Al Qaeda to acquire weapons of mass destruction;

Al Qaeda's training camps and operational tradecraft;

• Terrorist attacks and terrorist plots that Al Qaeda or related groups have executed or attempted to
execute from Al Qaeda's founding through September 11, 2001.

Tina Shelton and Christopher Carney:

Links between Al Qaeda and Iraq

2-4pm): \e reporting and dissemination by the Department of Defense

The attendees for thq Enc linterviews are YoeJ/Tobin, Tom Dowling, and Niki Grandrimo.
Susan-Ginsburgjriay attend thel Interview. /Yoel^anted me to ask vouTf the room, lC760Tisl£
(SCIFVThe attendees will meet Steve at thelheuT) ent^ncetothe f entagonat 9:30 am on Thursday,
22. _______—
As far as scheduling Tina Shelton and Christopher Carney, we would like to schedule them on the same

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day, back to back, for two hours each. Possible dates are January 21, 29, or 30.

Thank you for your attention and assistance in this matter. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any
questions or concerns.

Regards,

Melissa Coffey
Staff Assistant
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the U.S.
202-331-4080 tel
202-296-5545 fax

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Yoel Tobin

From: Melissa Coffey
Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 2:07 PM
To: Graham Giusti 9/11 Closed by Statute
Cc: Yoel Tobin
Subject: clearances for DOD interviews

HI Graham -

Yoel Tobin, Tom Dowling, Niki Grandrimo. and Susan Ginsburg are going to the Pentagon for DIA interviews on
January 22. The first interview (of I Ifs from 10am - 2pm. The second interview (ofl jwill begin
mediately after from 2-4pm. The DIA POC is Steve Haaga, in the office of congressionaf arrairs. HIS phone #
I win you please make sure their clearances are passed?
Thank you.

Melissa Coffey
.Staff Assistant
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the U.S.
'202-331-4080 tel
: 202-296-5545 fax

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