Involvement And The Effect On The Failure Of The Terrorist Attacks On September 11

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In this presentation, I will discuss some examples of failed cooperation and the impact on the failure to prevent the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001; the likelihood of improving cooperation, given the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission; verify whether the reforms recommended have been implemented and of course give some recommendation if any. However, before I dabble into that, I will like to start with intelligence definition, brief history and evolution of intelligence in the United. Intelligence as we already discussed, deals with the process of collecting, analyzing, and providing refined information to the policy makers, which they uses to form decisions’ about potential threats to national security and how to prevent…show more content…
Chiefly among them was the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. The aftermath of this lead to the creation of the National Intelligence Authority, a Central Intelligence Group in 1946; and subsequently enacted into law the National Security Act of 1947 that served as the organizational basis for the US conduct of the Cold War. The 1947 act also established the Central Intelligence Agency who will be responsible for the national intelligence mission (Federation of American Scientists, 1996). Also, the influence and prosecution of the cold war contributed largely into “the development of the most basic forms and practices of the U.S intelligence capability” (Lowenthal, 2014, p.16). But the "Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995" was enacted in the fall of 1994 to advance and harmonize counterintelligence and security practices across the Intelligence Community, especially the FBI and CIA (Public Law, 1994). How and why intelligence and law enforcement agencies failed to appreciate the threat before the actual attacks However, during the late 1990s, there were increased interests by terrorist organizations to carry out against the United States and her interests Worldwide. Typical examples among them were the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, and the East Africa U.S. embassy bombings in1998. This led to concern that the United States
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