December 5, 2005
Commission Report Finds U.S. Unprepared for Terror Attack
released by the former Sept. 11 commission on Monday
gave the federal government "more F's than A's" in an assessment of 41 security
recommendations it issued in July 2004.
government received an "F" on homeland security spending for cities most at risk,
on improving radio communication for emergency agencies and on airline passenger
prescreening. The report called overall progress "disappointing."
Two members of the House Homeland Security Committee, Chairman Peter King, R-N.Y.,
and Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., discuss what needs to be done to bolster domestic
September 14, 2005
Report Clarifies Pre-9/11 Aviation Intelligence
The independent panel
investigating the events leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks has
issued a revised report that contains newly declassified information
about what the Federal Aviation Administration was told about potential terrorist
threats to airlines, and about security gaps at airports. 9/11
Commission Reports posted on the National Archives Web site
August 27, 2004
Bush Signs Executive Orders on Intelligence
Reacting to recommendations
from the panel that investigated the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Bush issued
executive orders Friday increasing the CIA director's power and creating a new
national counterterrorism center.
July 30, 2004
Urge Congress to Act on 9/11 Reforms
9/11 commission Chairman Thomas
Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton appealed to Congress Friday to revamp the
U.S. intelligence system as recommended in the commission's final report. Margaret
Warner speaks with Sens. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., and Joseph Lieberman, D-Conn.,
about the commission's proposed reforms, including creating one national intelligence
July 23, 2004
Recommends Overhaul of U.S. Intelligence
Senate leaders asked Sens.
Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Joe Lieberman, D-Conn., to review the 9/11 commission
report and make recommendations about what action Congress should take. Margaret
Warner talks to intelligence experts about the feasibility of restructuring the
U.S. Intelligence apparatus according to the report's recommendations.
July 22, 2004
Chiefs Urge Adoption of Sweeping Government Reforms
panel investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks released its final report
on Thursday describing 10 "missed opportunities" to stop the hijackers
and the need for a national intelligence director and a national counterterrorism
center. The chairman and vice chairman say their report was not an effort to cast
blame but to strengthen the government's readiness to combat terrorists.
Interview: National security adviser Condoleezza Rice outlines the Bush administration's
reaction to the report.
Report Cites 'Missed Opportunities' to Stop Attackers, Need for One Intelligence