From the conception of the U.S. Intelligence Community it has been challenged to produce high grade intelligence to support the President and other key policy makers. It has done an excellent job. Now the intelligence community is faced with a new challenge, one it never had to face before although as critical to the United States as any in the past. How would they apply their spy craft to this new, unexpected crisis? You be the judge as you read and analyze this incredible event.
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