Over the last several years the United States has suffered several losses and devastating events. Most of these could have and should have been at a minimal level if the government would have done its job correctly. Terrorist attacks on the United States have shown the rest of the world our weakness.
In a recent newspaper article there was information that the governmental agencies that are suppose to provide the top security for the nation have failed. Several years before the September 11th attacks the CIA and the FBI received intelligence reports of terrorist plans to attack the United States. Even with these reports the government did not take the threats serious. Some reports stated that the terrorist planned on using airplanes and striking targets in New York and Washington. At one time the director of central intelligence issued a "declaration of war" on AL Queda, a terrorist organization. This statement was only circulated through the security agencies of the United States. After the September 11th attacks several FBI and other agency employees were asked about the memo and most had no idea it had ever been issued.
During this few years, the United States had only the minimal number of analysts on the terrorist organizations. On September 10th they intercepted two cripted communications that the following day was the big day. The agencies did not translate the messages until the day after the attacks.
Why does it take losing
innocent human lives for our government to start to make changes in security for the people? They had several years of knowledge that something terrible was going to happen and yet they did nothing to find out when or where. I believe most Americans trust our government in the aspect of security, but this has to make you wonder. If they have credible information that an event is... [continues]
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