Securing Intelligence and Protecting Civil Liberties

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 21, 2004

Domestic Intelligence and Civil Liberties, by Kate Martin (Director, Center for National Security Studies), SAIS Review, Winter-Spring 2004. [Secrecy News]

  • “The 9.11 Commission hearings have highlighted intelligence failures by the FBI and CIA before September 11. On April 13, 2004, Attorney General Ashcroft told the Commission that the “wall” between law enforcement and intelligence was responsible for those failures and that the Patriot Act is responsible for breaking down that wall. Neither claim is correct.”
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