Friday, November 13, 2015

U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century
 final report on January 31, 2001, strongly recommended that the new Bush administration create a new Department of Homeland Security to consolidate Customs, Border Patrol, and the Coast Guard the three agencies responsible for securing our borders into a single cabinet Department responsible to the President and accountable to the American people, these three agencies did not possess a common database or common communications system. The failure of the Bush administration to act on this recommendation, as well as a more detailed warning by the CIA, proved fatal eight months late
 the attackers wouldn't have been in position to commandeer U.S. flights.