The Obama administration released this strategy in December 2012. It emphasizes balancing "between sharing information with those who need it to keep our country safe and safeguarding it from those who would do us harm."
The Senate's Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , Subcommittee on Investigations, released this report on "Federal Support for and Involvement in State and Local Fusion Centers" on October 2, 2012.
NBC News published this Department of Justice confidential white paper on February 5, 2013, which outlines the legal framework that would allow the U.S. government to "use lethal force in a foreign country" against a U.S. citizen highly involved with al-Qaeda or its associates. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators requested all classified documents related to the legality of targeted killings of Americans be released.
Elliott Abrams says the politicizing of intelligence on Syria is part of the Obama administration's continuing defense of its failure to help the Syrian opposition and is a misuse of the intelligence community.
Jerome P. Bjelopera of the Congessional Research Service sets forth possible considerations for Congress as it executes its oversight role for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which has reformed itself since 2001 to be more proactive and intelligence-driven concerning domestic terrorism.
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