Click on the pdf files below to read the Sept. 11 commission's report one chapter at a time:

• Contents, List of Illustrations and Tables, Members, and Staff

• Chapter 1: "We Have Some Planes"

• Chapter 2: The Foundation of the New Terrorism

• Chapter 3: Counterterrorism Evolves

• Chapter 4: Responses to al Qaeda's Initial Assaults

• Chapter 5: Al Qaeda Aims at the American Homeland

• Chapter 6: From Threat to Threat

• Chapter 7: The Attack Looms

• Chapter 8: "The System Was Blinking Red"

• Chapter 9: Heroism and Horror

• Chapter 10: Wartime

• Chapter 11: Foresight — and Hindsight

• Chapter 12: What to do? A Global Strategy

• Chapter 13: How to do it? A Different Way of Organizing the Government

• Appendices

• Notes