9/11 Panel Backs Senate Plan for Intelligence Overhaul

The members of the independent Sept. 11 commission joined together on Wednesday to endorse legislation to overhaul the nation’s intelligence community, telling lawmakers that “half-hearted reform would leave us worse off than we are today.” In their most important policy statement since completing their final report in July, the commission’s five Democrats and five Republicans offered strong support for provisions of a bipartisan Senate bill that would enact the panel’s central recommendation: creation of the job of national intelligence director to coordinate the government’s 15 spy agencies.Full Story

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