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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 approval does Clarke ask for from Madeleine Albright?
(a) More manpower to find terrorists' funding.
(b) Run an interagency process to protect U.S. embassies.
(c) Approval to publicly threaten Taliban and bin Laden.
(d) To bomb Afgahnistan.
2. What is expected to happen on August 20, 1998?
(a) Usama bin Laden is to meet his high officials.
(b) Congress will vote on Clinton's impeachment.
(c) U.S. will bomb Iran.
(d) Snipers are to take out bin Laden.
3. Who throws a fit about discussion of al Qaeda at a committee meeting with CSG?
(a) Donald Rumsfeld.
(b) Rich Armitage.
(c) Dick Cheney.
(d) Paul Wolfowitz.
4. Of the three initiatives Clarke presents, which is the most troubling to cabinet members?
(a) The assignments of the ten programs in Initiative X.
(b) Having a "terrorism czar."
(c) The order of the Continuity of Government.
(d) Who is responsible for the Critical Infrstructure Program.
5. How many cruise missiles are launched against al Qaeda camps and target buildings?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the CSG not take extra measures to snatch Khalid Sheik Muhammad?
2. What happens to Clarke's best show-and-tell for his "Theme Day?"
3. Why does the CIA have extra motivation to catch Kansi?
4. Which country supports an assassination attempt on President Mubarak from Egypt?
5. Why do some believe it is not a good idea to bomb Afghanistan?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Clarke able to get funds for embassy hardening? What stops him and who helps him?
2. What are Rice's views of CSG when she works in the NSC for George W. Bush's administration?
3. What is a Pol-Mil Plan? How does it get started?
4. How is Pakistan involved with al Qaeda? How are Pakistan and U.S. relations? As plans are developed to retaliate against al Qaeda, why is Pakistan mentioned and considered?
5. List in detail the concerns Clarke has in protecting the troops during the first Iraq War against "special" weapons.
6. Describe the political cartoon that reflects Clarke's feelings about the Bush administration. What does this motivate Clarke to do?
7. Why is the timing of a strike against al Qaeda questionable in relation to the President?
8. 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?
9. Explain Karl Rove's strategy that Republicans use in election years. How does this strategy turn out?
10. What rejuvenates Intelligence agencies in rethinking al Qaeda? How is this achieved?
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