Must Read

PrintPrint EmailEmail ShareShare CiteCite


WashPost: We Don't Need Our Own MI5

Author: William J. Bratton
October 18, 2006


William Bratton writes in the Washington Post about the issue of Washington creating a new domestic intelligence agency without police powers like Britain's MI5 to take over from the FBI and be the lead in gathering and analyzing intelligence as it relates to terrorism because of the FBI's history as a criminal investigative agency rather than an intelligence-driven agency.

Full Text of Document

More on This Topic

Foreign Affairs Article

Reforming the NSA

Authors: Daniel Byman and Benjamin Wittes

The long-running debate over the tradeoffs the United States should make between national security and civil liberties flared up...

Foreign Affairs Article

Privacy Pragmatism

Author: Craig Mundie

Ever since the Internet became a mass social phenomenon in the 1990s, people have worried about its effects on their privacy.