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CIA, FBI wrangle over threat center

A little more than a week before the Terrorist Threat Integration Center (TTIC) is to commence operations, questions remain over how the organization will be run. The center is intended to be a joint effort between the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation that will serve as a data repository and analysis center for pursuing leads in the war on terror. However, the intelligence agencies do not yet see eye-to-eye on how the TTIC — which will launch May 1 — should be run. In March, the CIA announced that its deputy executive director, John Brennan, would lead the center from the CIA’s side. The FBI has yet to name Brennan’s Bureau counterpart, a fact that does not sit well with executives at the CIA and some lawmakers. Full Story

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