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Terrorist attacks - what is our Intelligence actually doing?

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This is a reminder more than a new story. A reminder of how history keeps repeating itself. It is, in my humble opinion, a brilliant piece on this former FBI agent's efforts to get through to her superiors and their failure to wake up those in charge. At this point, I am not sure exactly who was responsible for not acting upon her suggestions, but it sounds like more than one person might have been to blame there.  I'd love to know how they feel when the shit hits the fan. Fast-forward to the recent bombing in Brussels. It is easy to point the finger at the Middle East, the refugees etc etc. But the Intelligence & Co who are in charge of preventing and protecting the ir own citizens and countries, perhaps, just aren't doing their job to the best of their abilities. It is a possibility, correct? Yet, one that nobody ever points out. One of the three suicide bombers had been deported to Holland (and then Belgium) from Turkey (of all countries, right?). Turkey e