Case Study: The 9/11 Commission Report. Pages 1-14, and 47-70.
1. On September 11, 2001, nineteen members of al Qaida carried out a coordinated attack on New York City and Washington D.C. Why did AQ target the U.S. with attacks?
2. What did AQ hope to achieve?
3. Why did they launch it in September 2001 as opposed to another time?
4. Was the attack successful? Of so, why? If not, why not?