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 Why wasn’t the U.S. and its vastly superior intelligence and military able to stop these attacks?

Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity: Textbook: Chapters 15 and 16 Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook) IntroductionThe Cold War ended over a decade before the 21st century began.

What was supposed to be a “Brave New World” free of the threat of nuclear conflict and a long period of peace and prosperity has been less

than what was expected. Yes, communism as a threat to the world and to the dominance of the United States and capitalism has come to pass, but even though the threat of war from the USSR never materialized (thankfully) a new threat did rise up to challenge the U.S. and the West for control.

The rise of radical Islamic groups bent on destroying those they call infidels, especially the United States and Western Europe have caused more than a little death, destruction, and despair to a world hoping those threats had ended. Instructions Option

1: Why wasn’t the U.S. and its vastly superior intelligence and military able to stop these attacks?

How effective are current measures in dealing with attack prevention?

Have we really learned from past mistakes?