Congressional Reports: Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001

In February 2002, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence agreed to conduct a Joint Inquiry into the activities of the U.S. Intelligence Community in connection with the terrorist attacks perpetrated against our nation on September 11, 2001. This report (available as both S. Rept. 107-351 and H. Rept. 107-792) consists of 832 pages that presents the joint inquiry’s findings and conclusions, an accompanying narrative, and a series of recommendations.

The Full Report (5.51MB, 858 pages) is available as a single file, however, the files have also been broken down based on the table of contents. The full report contains the errata print, which includes recommendations that were inadvertently not included in S. Rept. 107-351 and H. Rept. 107-792. Also available are the:

Files are available in Adobe Acrobat Format (PDF) only.

Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities
before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001
Document Section File Size Number of Pages
Cover
11k
6
Transmittal Letters from the House and Senate
139k
 4
Forward
6k
2
Table of Contents
20k
7
Members of the Joint Inquiry
8k
2
Joint Inquiry Staff
6k
1
Abridged Findings and Conclusions
29k
10
Final Report
 
 
Part One -- The Joint Inquiry
  • The Context
  • Findings and Conclusions
    • Factual Findings
    • Conclusions -- Factual Findings
    • Systemic Findings
    • Related Findings
  • Recommendations (Errata Print)
316k
127
633k
20

Part Two -- Narrative -- The Attacks of September 11, 2001

297k
122
Part Three -- Topics -- The Attacks of September 11, 2001
807k
145

Part Four -- Findings, Discussion and Narrative Regarding Certain Sensitive National Security Matters

47k
28
Glossary of Terms and Key Names
35k
13
Additional Views and Appendices
7k
Additional Views of Members of the Joint Inquiry
379k
196
Appendices*
2.89MB
172

*The appendices have been broken down into four files for convenience.

File 1 (765k), 107 pages

  • Initial Scope of Joint Inquiry
  • Supplemental Joint Inquiry Rules
  • Joint Inquiry Hearings
  • List of Hearing Witnesses
  • List of Persons Interviewed
  • Counterterrorism Organizations With The Intelligence Community
  • Evolution of the Terrorist Threat And The U.S. Response, 1983-2001
  • Selected Events In The Chronology Of Terrorism, 1982-2001

File 2 (661k), 13 pages

  • CIA/FBI Failures In Regard To Two September 11 Hijackers, The Phoenix Electronic Communication, And The Moussaoui Investigation (Adapted From A Chart Presented By Senator Carl Levin At The October 17, 2002 Joint Inquiry Hearings)
  • The Phoenix Electronic Communication

File 3 (699k), 21 pages

  • Moussaoui Related FBI Field Agent Notes & Field Office/Headquarters E-Mails
  • General Accounting Office: Analysis Of U.S. Anthrax Attacks
  • CTC Watchlisting Guidance -- December 1999

File 4 (853k), 31 pages

  • The Joint Inquiry In Court
  • Access Limitations Encountered By The Joint Inquiry

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    before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001 from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore.
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