. . . in my mind, there was no failure, OK? I knew exactly upon 9/11 that there would be smoking memoranda found within weeks and that there would be somebody within the intelligence community who had been screaming their head off in the days and weeks and months up to that point.
Thomas P.M. Barnett, in interview by Brian Lamb of C-SPAN, airdate 30 May 2004. Transcript here.