|Leonard Pitts: Don't say we weren't warned|
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The signs were all there.
This is what jumps out at you in perusing postmortems of the two greatest surprise attacks in American history. In the days and weeks leading up to Dec. 7, 1941 and Sept. 11, 2001, there were numerous clues that seem neon in hindsight, but that no one pursued.
Or, as then-CIA Director George Tenet famously said of 9/11: “The system was blinking red.”
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