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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. By what year do the U.S. Departments all agree that bin Laden is the mastermind in global terrorism?
2. According to Will Wechsler, where do people think bin Laden gets his finances from?
(a) The Saudi Arabian government.
(b) Small donations from his followers.
(c) His father.
(d) The Sudanese government.
3. What does the State Department originally have for anthrax prevention?
(a) They do not even know what anthrax is.
(b) Current research but nothing proven.
(c) Enough vaccinations for high officials.
(d) A horse.
4. What does Clinton reputedly say, as written in "USA Today" in 2001?
(a) "I wish Bush great luck... Maybe he'll have a better chance at getting al Qaeda."
(b) "I fought terrorism to the best of my ability, but it is up to civilians to educate themselves."
(c) "We prevented many attacks that are unknown. This fight continues into the next presidency."
(d) "I tried to take bin Laden out... the last four years I was in office."
5. What is expected to happen on August 20, 1998?
(a) Usama bin Laden is to meet his high officials.
(b) U.S. will bomb Iran.
(c) Snipers are to take out bin Laden.
(d) Congress will vote on Clinton's impeachment.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Clarke help prepare, but not frighten the public about homeland terrorism?
2. What report does an Arab leader give the consul general?
3. Where does Wechsler learn that al Qaeda gets most of its finances from?
4. What prohibits the FBI from being able to do much research into al Qaeda cells?
5. What happens on August 7, 1998?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain Theme Days and how Clarke handles his counter -terrorism Theme Day?
2. Who is Jamal al -Fadl, how does he help U.S. intelligence, and why?
3. What are some differences between George W. Bush and Clinton? Which stands out the most to Clarke?
4. 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?
5. What are the general American reactions to U.S.'s retaliation with missiles? How do they come to this conclusion? Is it reasonable?
6. What is a Pol-Mil Plan? How does it get started?
7. In terms of taking action against terrorism, where does the White House stand? The Pentagon? How is this seen in their decisions?
8. Explain Karl Rove's strategy that Republicans use in election years. How does this strategy turn out?
9. Compare and contrast "drug czar" with the new "terrorism czar."
10. 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?
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