Today's news is a major victory for the western intelligence establishment, who has been beaten down by a number of (what have been perceived as) high-level incidents of impotence or outright failures. FOCUS: When have you engaged in an intelligence-gathering exercise in your own life? Have you ever been wronged and tracked down the one who did it? Or were you just a stalker? What were your tactics and techniques? Did you dig through someone's trash? Guess their email password? What did you find out? Were you caught?