Lew Rockwell (in 2001)

We were told that the FAA was providing security on planes, but it turns out that the FAA was preventing it from being provided. We were told that the military would protect US cities, but they couldn’t even protect their headquarters. We were told that a vast intelligence apparatus kept a watchful eye on terrorists, but the large group involved in this attack [9/11] either went unnoticed or was ignored. We were told that US foreign policy was designed to deter aggression, but it turns out to inspire it.