"They did not always work effectively and cooperatively," the report stated." Shrader
And that’s the truth. The CIA like the DIA failed miserably to penetrate the apparatus of the takfiri jihadi networks. Such penetrations would have enabled the US to anticipate coming jihadi actions.
Once again it will be said that penetrating these groups is "too hard to do." Rubbish. I know better.
Why were these groups not penetrated?
Timidity. Fear of Risks, Bureaucratic inertia. Poor leadership at the top in all the significant organizations.
Has anything changed? I doubt it. If it had, bin Laden would be dead by now. pl