Something fishy is going on here. Any former CIA director knows better.
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A key DHS threat monitor’s Jan. 5 message of “Nothing special to report” as alarm bells were screaming illustrates that no “lessons learned” after 9/11 really sank in.
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Counter-terror veterans worry explosives could have been planted.
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