We need them to move so we can find the new safehouses. We need them to move so we can verify or newly establish their various relationships, vehicles,cellphone protocols. We need them to move so they will be anxious and make mistakes. We need them to move because, while moving, they aren’t in operational mode and if they are, they are lacking infrastructure and will be more prone to making mistakes.
I am certain there are other reasons. I am also certain that there are still competent professionals working to secure the USA. Not every agency is TSA. Not every agent is corrupt.
The alert for military bases and personnel was raised about 48 hours or so before we announced the kill. We do know a lot and there is obviously more than one surveillance in progress. The media has cooperated with intelligence agencies prior to this by withholding information and they have also been conduits for disinformation, knowingly or unknowingly.
It is to be wished that the enemy operatives are as dismissive and contemptuous of our intelligence services as are the FReepers posting to this thread. Arrogance usually loses, eventually.
Well, we can agree to disagree. The NYT’s has been known for spilling info not in our best interest and spilling this, was not in our interest either.