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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 does the U.S. prepare for because it is a likely agent for a mass civilian attack?
2. What does the Millennium After Action review mostly focus on?
3. What does the State Department originally have for anthrax prevention?
4. As Clarke handles recent terrorist attacks against the U.S., with many dead and injured, what is headlining the media?
5. What does the CIA find at the Shifa plant?
Short Essay Questions
1. In detail, describe the Cabinet meeting that gives the departments a wake-up call about how the U.S. lacks a chemical, biological and nuclear weapons response system.
2. In terms of taking action against terrorism, where does the White House stand? The Pentagon? How is this seen in their decisions?
3. What do Sam Nunn, Dick Lugan and Pete Dominic have in common? How do they help Clarke's goals with counter-terrorism?
4. What are the obstacles in planning a snatch for Abu Hafs al-Muratani, an associate of bin Laden, in Khartoum?
5. What are the results of al Qaeda's first act of war against the U.S. since their issued fatwa? How does it affect more than just U.S. citizens?
6. Explain Karl Rove's strategy that Republicans use in election years. How does this strategy turn out?
7. What are the major problems that prevent reasoning with the Taliban?
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. What Millennium attack plans are foiled and how are they foiled?
10. Who is Jamal al -Fadl, how does he help U.S. intelligence, and why?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What ethical, moral and political principals must be considered when making executive decisions that concern illegal acts such as snatches and assassinations? When is it right? Is it ever right? Provide at least two examples of when a President must consider these dilemmas. What does the President decide and how does he come to his conclusion?
Essay Topic 2
Who are the key officials in the immediate reactions of the 9/11 attacks? How are they key officials? What are their roles?
Essay Topic 3
What actions or lack of actions allow the 9/11 attacks to occur? Can it be prevented, and if so, how?
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