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First Public Hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States: Statement of Michael Wermuth, April 1, 2003   [open pdf - 85KB]

Alternate Title: 9/11 Commission, First Public Hearing: Statement of Michael Wermuth, April 1, 2003

The first public hearing of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States was held on March 31-April 1, 2003 at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House in New York City, NY. The purpose of this public hearing was to engage those whose lives were forever changed by the events of September 11 in a public dialogue about the Commission's goals and priorities. The Commission also sought to learn about work already completed and the state of current knowledge, in order to identify the most important issues and questions requiring further investigation. This testimony was part of a panel entitled "Law Enforcement, Domestic Intelligence, and Homeland Security". Wermuth is senior policy analyst at RAND and manager of domestic counterterrorism programs in RAND's National Security Research Division. In his testimony, Wermuth discusses key issues for the 9/11 Commission, specifically: Law Enforcement, Domestic Intelligence, and Homeland Security. He speaks from the perspective of his work with the Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction (Gilmore Commission), and also as a researcher for RAND,

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2003-04-01
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National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States: www.9-11commission.gov
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