Michael Morell, the former acting and deputy director of the CIA, dismissed Engel’s point of view, arguing that policy is to blame.”What is happening in Afghanistan is not the result of an intelligence failure. It is the result of numerous policy failures by multiple administrations. Of all the players over the years, the Intelligence Community by far has seen the situation in Afghanistan most accurately,” he tweeted in response to Engel’s first tweet on intelligence.

Source: Afghanistan ‘intelligence failure’ debate begins as Taliban take Kabul