Thursday, January 29, 2015

40th Anniversary of Church Committee: Strengthening Intelligence Oversight

January 27, 2015
 
U.S. intelligence agencies are embroiled in scandal. Secret CIA torture programs and mass surveillance by the NSA are just two examples of the abuse of intelligence authority and the failure of current oversight structures in the last year.
 
Today, on the 40th anniversary of the formation of the Church Committee, 17 former Church Committee staff members have put forward key recommendations to help Congress bring intelligence activities and oversight in line with the law and with American values.

Read the Foreword

See the Recommendations

Download the Report

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Source:  https://www.brennancenter.org/publication/strengthening-intelligence-oversight

 

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