9/11 Intel Failures Made Public

  • At noon today, the CIA finally declassified its 9/11 accountability report, which recommends punishments to CIA employees responsible for intelligence failures leading up to the attacks. Among the findings: Information about the travels of two of the 9/11 hijackers was never sent from the CIA to the FBI because the message was “in the wrong format or needed editing.” And hijackers were not watch-listed because of “a breakdown caused by excessive workload, ambiguities about responsibilities and mismanagement of the program.” That’s to say nothing of the flagrant disregard for TPS report cover sheets. More coming … [CIA]

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