Originally Posted by Amnorix
I would certainly think so.
As to your second paragraph -- no evidence of it that I'm aware of, and hard to understand where that conclusion comes from. Bad things do happen, and while perfection is the goal, it's not really achievable. Mistakes do get made.
i chose that instead of incompetence, which could certainly be the real reason. you do recall that there was pre-warning of the attack a few days in advance? the state dept said that intel was not actionable though. either way, i hope they learn from the mistakes