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Defense, CIA leaders: Tread carefully in revamping intelligence system

The government’s top Defense and intelligence officials urged caution Tuesday in overhauling the nation’s intelligence hierarchy in response to a damning report from the 9/11 Commission. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and acting CIA Director John McLaughlin did not directly answer questions at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee about whether the country should have a national director of intelligence. But both emphasized that the government needs to ensure that any changes don’t hinder the military’s access to intelligence in wartime or create unnecessary layers of bureaucracy. Full Story

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