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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...lled 11 more peo- ple, none of them Americans. Interviewed later about the deaths of the Africans, Bin Ladin answered that “when it becomes apparent t... ...n of the Department of State as having such a limited role. Until the late 1950s, the department dominated the processes of advising the president and... ...ed? Even after the embassy attacks, Bin Ladin had been responsible for the deaths of fewer than 50 Americans, most of them overseas.An NSC staffer wor... ... three-year period since accurate measurements began in 1946.Fire- fighter deaths—a total of 22 during the 1990s—compared favorably with the most tran... ...uf- fered surprise attacks before—Pearl Harbor is one well-known case, the 1950 Chinese attack in Korea another. But these were attacks by major power... ...n of the W orld W ar II generation rose to the challenges of the 1940s and 1950s.They restructured the government so that it could protect the country... ...reorganize in midstream. But some of the main innovations of the 1940s and 1950s, including the creation of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and even the con...

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