Relationships in Intelligence Community

Relationships in Intelligence Community - The US...

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Though various agencies were added to the Intel community , the basic structure stade stable since Nat’l Security Act established it in 1947. Changed in the aftermath of 9/11. National Intelligence Security Reform Act of 2004 created a director of National Intelligence (DNI) who supplanted the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI). DNI became principal security advisor to the president, National Security Council, and Homeland Security Council. NISRA was mainly because of lack of inter-communications among the different agencies National Intelligence = homeland security DNI has broader responsibilities than did the DCI for aspects of domestic intelligence. DNI has access to all intelligence and is responsiblefor disseminating it among the different intel communities. DNI also has legal responsibility for the protection of intelligence sources and methods DNI is not connected with a particular Intelligence Agency. 2004, US Ambassador to Iraq, John Negroponte was first DNI Lt. Gen Michael Hayden, director of NSA, to be his deputy US intelligence community is generally perceived to be hierarchical and beurocratic, having VERTICAL lines of authority. The CIA is no longer as enviable as once was. FBI and Defense Dept. has been wanting, to enlarge their working areas at the expense of the CIA. The Director of NSA controls more of the CIA tha the DNI… the agencies in the Dept of Defense, NSA, DIA, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, etc all outnumber the CIA and components under the DNI both in people and resources. Much of responsibility for intel within DOD is to the undersecretary of defense for intelligence-created in 2002 Control of the Intelligence Budge was a controversial part of the debate over new Intelligence structure. DNI develops and Determines the NIP. DNI can provide $150 mil per agency. Alternative ways of looking at the Intelligence Community: The Community has two broad functional areas. o Management Requirements Resources Collection production o Execution Development of collection systems, collection and production of intelligence, maintenance of the infrastructure support base o Evaluation is not a very exciting function of the Agency. Broadest Evaluation in Agency is carried out by the assistant DCI,
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course POLI SCI 1 taught by Professor Charney during the Spring '08 term at Duke.

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