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9/11 Commission Eyes GE as Intelligence Community Model

Last week, a member of the independent commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks put CIA Director George Tenet on notice that massive structural change is on the way for the U.S. intelligence community and that when it’s finished, the CIA hierarchy may look more like General Electric Co.’s than a typical spy agency’s. Former Navy Secretary John F. Lehman told Tenet during an April 14 hearing that the U.S. intelligence community faces “an IT problem” stemming from a “deep, embedded, functional [lack] throughout the community of common protocols for information.” Full Story

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