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Here is a report card on the U.S. response thus far to the threat of terrorism, authored by members of the Council on Global Terrorism, an independent multinational group of scholars, and government leaders. Hamilton (director, Woodrow Wilson International Ctr. for Scholars), who was vice chair of the 9/11 Commission and cochair of the Iraq Study Group, is eminently qualified for this undertaking, as are his colleagues, an international set of academics and think-tank members. Their report, originally issued a year ago as a photocopy for limited distribution, is now available to the broader public. It features scathing commentary on ten points about the U.S. war on terror, covering topics from Islamic radicalization to coalition building, counterterrorism, and long-term solutions. Each section of the "report card" is granted a series of letter grades and an overall score, with several pages of detailed commentary justifying the committee's evaluation. A summary at the end groups the grades into a final report card and suggests a high likelihood that an act of terrorism against the United States or its allies will be attempted within the next five years. Although this report is, in effect, an interim judgment on a fight against terror that has evolved since the time of writing, its commentary independent of government rhetoric and political campaign posturing recommends it for academic libraries.