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Great Seal of the United States National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States


Click here for revised 26 Aug 2004 staff report, released 12 Sep 2005

Staff monographs, providing detailed treatments of subjects covered by the Commission's mandate, and staff statements, presented during the Commission's public hearings, are available below in PDF format.


Staff Monographs

Title Section Size
Monograph on Terrorist Financing
( released August 21, 2004)
Full Monograph 526 KB
  1. Introduction and Executive Summary 69 KB
  2. Al Qaeda's Means and Methods to Raise, Move, and Use Money 69 KB
  3. Government Efforts Before and After the September 11 Attacks 97 KB
  4. Combating Terrorist Financing in the United States: The Role of Financial Institutions 77 KB
  5. Al-Barakaat Case Study 89 KB
  6. The Illinois Charities Case Study 115 KB
  7. Al Haramain Case Study 75 KB
  Appendices 97 KB
Monograph on 9/11 and Terrorist Travel
( released August 21, 2004)
Full Monograph 4.2 MB
  Contents, List of Illustrations, and Staff 88 KB
  Preface 21 KB
  1. Introduction 39 KB
  2. Chronology 174 KB
  3. Terrorist Entry and Embedding Tactics, 1993 to 2001 113 KB
  4. Immigration and Border Security Evolve, 1993 to 2001 218 KB
  5. Planning and Executing Entry for the 9/11 Plot 137 KB
  6. Crisis Management and Response Post-September 11 104 KB
  Appendices 3.6 MB


Staff Statements

Presented Title Size
Seventh Public Hearing
January 26 - 27, 2004
Entry of the 9/11 Hijackers into the United States 55 KB
Three 9/11 Hijackers: Identification, Watchlisting, and Tracking 51 KB
The Aviation Security System and the 9/11 Attacks 51 KB
The Four Flights 40 KB
Eighth Public Hearing
March 23 - 24, 2004
Diplomacy 81 KB
The Military 58 KB
Intelligence Policy 75 KB
National Policy Coordination 81 KB
Tenth Public Hearing
April 13 - 14, 2004
Law Enforcement, Counterterrorism, and Intelligence Collection in the United States Prior to 9/11 70 KB
Threats and Responses in 2001 165 KB
The Performance of the Intelligence Community 157 KB
Reforming Law Enforcement, Counterterrorism, and Intelligence Collection in the United States 60 KB
Eleventh Public Hearing
May 18 - 19, 2004
Emergency Preparedness and Response 200 KB
Crisis Management 127 KB
Twelfth Public Hearing
June 16-17, 2004
Overview of the Enemy 81 KB
Outline of the 9/11 Plot 100 KB
Improvising a Homeland Defense 125 KB