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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. Of the following, which is NOT a lesson learned in Charlie Allen's assembly of intelligence agencies?
(a) It is impossible to prove al Qaeda does not have weapons of mass destruction.
(b) The agencies never got together to consider al Qaeda's weapons before.
(c) There are less possiblities of weapons locations than they realized.
(d) It is easier to hide weapons of mass destruction than find them.
2. What prohibits the FBI from being able to do much research into al Qaeda cells?
(b) Lack of internet.
(c) Attorney General Guidelines.
(d) Pavitt's belief that al Qaeda is not important.
3. What does the CIA find at the Shifa plant?
4. How does al Qaeda indirectly fund terrorism so they are not caught?
(a) They keep all their money in the Caribbean or Switzerland.
(b) They do not use a central banking system.
(c) Through fabricated charities, museums, mosques, and cultural centers all over the world.
(d) They use conterfeit money.
5. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. More than al Qaeda, what other acts of terrorism are on the FBI's minds?
2. What report does an Arab leader give the consul general?
3. What does Clarke work on with Arms Control Director Ron Lehmen to verify "innocent' chemical plants?
4. Why does the CIA have extra motivation to catch Kansi?
5. Under the Bush administration, who chairs the NSC Principals meeting?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What are the obstacles in planning a snatch for Abu Hafs al-Muratani, an associate of bin Laden, in Khartoum?
3. Explain Theme Days and how Clarke handles his counter -terrorism Theme Day?
4. List in detail the concerns Clarke has in protecting the troops during the first Iraq War against "special" weapons.
5. What is a Pol-Mil Plan? How does it get started?
6. What are the major problems that prevent reasoning with the Taliban?
7. What are some differences between George W. Bush and Clinton? Which stands out the most to Clarke?
8. How is Clarke able to get funds for embassy hardening? What stops him and who helps him?
9. According to Clarke, what credit does he give Usama bin Laden?
10. Why is the timing of a strike against al Qaeda questionable in relation to the President?
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