How did the Terrorists Communicate and Organize the Plot?
Blame Game: Ex-CIA Director Blames Edward Snowden For Paris Attack
But, Why Blaming Snowden? It’s Intelligence Failure
“I was a bit surprised just by how quickly and blatantly – how shamelessly – some of them jumped to exploit the emotions prompted by the carnage in France to blame Snowden: doing so literally as the bodies still lay on the streets of Paris,” the journalist Glenn Greenwald said, who has worked with Snowden to expose NSA secrets.
- The Bali bombing in 2002
- The Madrid train bombing in 2004
- The 7/7 London attacks in 2005
- The series of attacks in Mumbai in 2008
- The Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 that took place in the intense security at the leading annual event in a major American city
“The Snowden revelations were not significant because they told The Terrorists their communications were being monitored; everyone – especially The Terrorists – has known that forever,” Greenwald said.