[National Security Presidential Directives - NSPDs]

NSPD-9: Defeating the Terrorist Threat to the United States

October 25, 2001

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On April 1, 2004, the White House released the following characterization of this document:

In testimony before the 9-11 Commission on March 23, 2004, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld presented this description of the strategy contained in NSPD-9: