The Terrorists’ Best Weapon: Intelligence Failures – by Ryan Mauro

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Almost a decade after 9/11, information to stop al-Qaeda is still stalled.

Feds assess terror watchlists after airline attack – AP

Federal authorities met Monday to reassess the nation’s system of terror watchlists to determine how to avoid the type of lapse that allowed a man with explosives to board a flight to the U.S. even though he was flagged as a possible terrorist. A senior U.S. intelligence official said authorities were reviewing the procedures that […]

Americans Detained in Pakistan Found to Have al Qaeda Links – WSJ.com

Five young Americans detained in eastern Pakistan had developed contacts with al Qaeda operatives through the Internet and were on their way to North Waziristan to join a militant training camp, said a senior Pakistani intelligence official. via Americans Detained in Pakistan Found to Have al Qaeda Links – WSJ.com.