Blair Proposes Legislation to Bridge Military and Intelligence Gaps

/ January 22, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Jan. 22, 2009 -- President Barack Obama's nominee for director of national intelligence today proposed legislation to partially eliminate legal barriers between military and intelligence matters. Retired Adm. Dennis Blair told members of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee he would support the creation of so-called "Title 60" legislation, which would provide the legal basis for oversight and execution of programs that overlap between military and intelligence matters. Blair's appearance before the committee was part of his confirmation process to become...

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