Author examines U.S Intelligence agencies post-9/11 listen09/21/07 Mitch E. Perry
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Amy Zegart is the author of new book, Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI and the Origins of 9/11. In it, she argues that after the Cold War ended, the CIA and FBI failed to adapt to the rise of terrorism.
In the second part of our interview with Zegart, a professor of Public Policy at UCLA, WMNF asked about a passage in her book in which she writes: â€œThe CIAâ€s failure to adapt to the rise of terrorism was not because of a effort, talent or lack of dedication.â€