Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. In each of these cities, The Intercept has identified an AT&T facility containing networking equipment that transports large quantities of internet traffic across the United States and the world. A body of evidence – including classified NSA documents, public records, and interviews with several former AT&T employees – indicates that the buildings are central to an NSA spying initiative that has for years monitored billions of emails, phone calls, and online chats passing across U.S. territory.
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Q: Access to all that information should have given NSA the ability to thwart ANY attack on the US. So why did 9/11 occur?
A: "National security" means the security of the deep state apparatus and the stability of the wealth and privilege of its members. It has NOTHING to do with the safety or security of the Average Joe. In the big scheme of things, we're just the cannon fodder and the muppets which the 0.01% find so necessary to their schemes.