32 people were killed in Brussels on March 22, 2016. Four Americans were among the dead. Belgian officials say they knew something was coming, but couldn’t pinpoint when. For that and other shortcomings, they’ve been heavily criticized in the press and by intelligence experts. But, on this program, Belgium’s Ambassador to the U.S. Johan Verbeke gives Target USA a detailed explanation for how the attacks happened and why intelligence missed the attackers. He makes no excuses but he strongly pushes back against allegations intelligence mistakes led to the attacks.
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