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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What weapons do the Aum utilize?
2. Which country supports an assassination attempt on President Mubarak from Egypt?
3. What does Clinton reputedly say, as written in "USA Today" in 2001?
4. What assures Clarke of the "conceptual breakthrough" that terrorism is now a concern for many?
5. Why do some believe it is not a good idea to bomb Afghanistan?
Short Essay Questions
1. What rejuvenates Intelligence agencies in rethinking al Qaeda? How is this achieved?
2. What are the obstacles in planning a snatch for Abu Hafs al-Muratani, an associate of bin Laden, in Khartoum?
3. What are the general American reactions to U.S.'s retaliation with missiles? How do they come to this conclusion? Is it reasonable?
4. What are the details in CSG's plan to snatch Usama bin Laden? Why is it vetoed?
5. In terms of taking action against terrorism, where does the White House stand? The Pentagon? How is this seen in their decisions?
6. What Millennium attack plans are foiled and how are they foiled?
7. What are the major problems that prevent reasoning with the Taliban?
8. What do Sam Nunn, Dick Lugan and Pete Dominic have in common? How do they help Clarke's goals with counter-terrorism?
9. Describe the political cartoon that reflects Clarke's feelings about the Bush administration. What does this motivate Clarke to do?
10. How is Clarke able to get funds for embassy hardening? What stops him and who helps him?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Clinton and George W. Bush's outlook on terrorism. How do they feel about its threat? What actions do they take? How do they make their decisions on terrorism? What influences their decisions?
Essay Topic 2
"Against All Enemies" is through the eyes of a government official. Write an essay on how 9/11 and other terrorist acts affect non-government civilians. Research primary sources such as newspapers, books, articles. How does the public feel about terrorism against the U.S? Does it matter if it is on foreign or national soil? Does terrorism awareness increase when it hits civilians and not just military personnel?
Essay Topic 3
Name the departments that Clarke shows frustration and anger with. Provide examples and reasons why he is unhappy with the departments.
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