Federal Bureau Of Investigations And The Central Intelligence Agency

1633 WordsNov 5, 20147 Pages
Abstract Upon analyzing 9/11 it was clear to focus on the limitations that the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Central Intelligence Agency had faced. Security breaches and poor intelligence sharing were just some of the critical failures that were encountered. Moreover, the main focus is pointed towards the miscommunication between these two agencies. Evidently, the execution and tactical strategies went unnoticed despite the apparent red flags that presented themselves, in addition to the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Central Intelligence Agency failure to pursue threats and establish a baseline of security resulted in the disaster of 9/11. In conjunction to these mistakes, the restriction of shared information…show more content…
By disregarding cues of possible terrorist attacks and constant mistakes within the American Intelligence for not planning ahead, the United States failed to achieve its number one goal as a governing body: not keeping its citizens safe. It is important to dig into the issue of the disaster of 9/11 and completely understand the reason for failed prevention efforts. Moreover adding to these issues was the lack of communication and information shared between the two agencies, the Federal Bureau of Investigations and Central Intelligence Agency. When something tragic, devastating even happens, you remember exactly where you were, who you were with, what you were doing, and how old you were when it happened. Whether you want to remember it or not is out of your control. It is tattooed in your brain for good. The moment everyone in America shares in common is September 11, 2001 when the World Trade Centers were attacked by 19 al- Qaeda terrorists. The entire nation went into an immediate state of mourning and panic as they were discovering the victims of the attacks. Many often asked if there was something that could have been done to maybe have prevented this from happening. Was there something on the federal side that could have been done? What else went wrong other than a blatant attack on the United States? When the United States was attacked on September 11, I was only 8 years old in
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