Primary documents include: * The House-Senate Committee report, released in July 2003 * Ten 9/11 staff commission reports * Crucial public testimony by Richard Clarke, George Tenet, and Condoleezza Rice
Second, The 9/11 Investigations explores the investigation process itself. A lead essay by Craig R. Whitney, assistant managing editor of the New York Times, places the 9/11 investigation into a historical context of other governmental investigations such as the Warren Report and the Pearl Harbor investigation. Whitney also explores the political power plays that have affected the investigation's progress, addressing these fundamental questions: Why hasn't the Bush Administration cooperated fully with the 9/11 Commission? How has the Administration's behavior affected the work of the Commission? Who will be held responsible for the intelligence and leadership failures revealed by the investigations? And perhaps most importantly: Will the 9/11 investigation help prevent such a tragedy from happening again? Are we any safer for their work?
Together, these documents and analysis provide an in-depth look at how America has tried to deal with the shocking impact of the 9/11 attacks....Continua