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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens on August 7, 1998?
(a) U.S. embassies bombed in Tanzania and Kenya.
(b) Clinton's interrogation over his personal scandal.
(c) TWA 800 flight explodes.
(d) Marine barracks bombed in Lebanon.
2. What is the government's response to the rise in terrorism during Clinton's administration?
(a) Senior officials feel prepared and are not worried.
(b) Most go to work waiting for something big to happen.
(c) The Pentagon seems worried, but the White House does not see the urgency.
(d) Some are alarmed, but most do not see the urgency.
3. What assures Clarke of the "conceptual breakthrough" that terrorism is now a concern for many?
(a) Public Health agencies meeting ont he subject.
(b) Shalala saying Health and Human Services is a key part in the fight against terrorism.
(c) The media's greater interest in his work.
(d) 20/20 does a special on chemical and biological weapons.
4. Why do some people feel secure about future terrorist attacks?
(a) The CIA and FBI are at their best at the moment.
(b) They feel the U.S. is too far away for a big attack to happen.
(c) The U.S. has the biggest, baddest army in the world.
(d) Nearly all the terrorists are caught or dead.
5. By what year do the U.S. Departments all agree that bin Laden is the mastermind in global terrorism?
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the U.S. plan to pass Pakistan airspace without issues?
2. As an Assistant Secretary of State, what information does Clarke learn about the Soviet Union's weapons programs?
3. Why does the CIA have extra motivation to catch Kansi?
4. Who throws a fit about discussion of al Qaeda at a committee meeting with CSG?
5. As Clarke handles recent terrorist attacks against the U.S., with many dead and injured, what is headlining the media?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Afghanistan fare after the Soviets leave at the end of the 1980's? When does Usama bin Laden return, and why at this particular time?
2. According to Clarke, what credit does he give Usama bin Laden?
3. What are the obstacles in planning a snatch for Abu Hafs al-Muratani, an associate of bin Laden, in Khartoum?
4. Explain Theme Days and how Clarke handles his counter -terrorism Theme Day?
5. What is the transition from Clinton's administration to George W. Bush's administration like for Clarke and those working in counter-terrorism? How is this transition received by Clarke and others in counter-terrorism?
6. What are the details in CSG's plan to snatch Usama bin Laden? Why is it vetoed?
7. What Millennium attack plans are foiled and how are they foiled?
8. Who is Jamal al -Fadl, how does he help U.S. intelligence, and why?
9. Describe the political cartoon that reflects Clarke's feelings about the Bush administration. What does this motivate Clarke to do?
10. What are Rice's views of CSG when she works in the NSC for George W. Bush's administration?
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