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Intelligence Issues for Congress

Contents
Most Recent Developments.........................................................................................................1
Background and Analysis ............................................................................................................1
     Intelligence Community........................................................................................................2
     The “INTs”: Intelligence Disciplines .....................................................................................4
          Other “INTs”...................................................................................................................6
     Integrating the “INTs”...........................................................................................................6
     Intelligence Budget Process ..................................................................................................7
     The 9/11 Investigations and the Congressional Response.......................................................8
     Oversight Issues..................................................................................................................10
Ongoing Congressional Concerns..............................................................................................10
     Collection Capabilities ........................................................................................................10
     Analytical Quality............................................................................................................... 11
     The Intelligence Community and Iraq and Afghanistan........................................................12
     International Terrorism........................................................................................................13
     Intelligence Support to Military Forces................................................................................14
Issues in the 111th Congress.......................................................................................................14
     Quality of Analysis .............................................................................................................14
     ISR Programs......................................................................................................................14
     Terrorist Surveillance Program/NSA Electronic Surveillance/FISA .....................................15
     Role of the CIA...................................................................................................................18
     Role of the FBI ...................................................................................................................18
     The Role of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence ...............................................18
     Paramilitary Operations and Defense Humint ......................................................................19
     Regional Concerns ..............................................................................................................19
     CIA and Allegations of Prisoner Abuse................................................................................19
     Congressional Notification Procedures ................................................................................20
     Civilian Intelligence Personnel System................................................................................20
109th Congress Legislation ........................................................................................................20
110th Congress Legislation ........................................................................................................21
111th Congress Legislation ........................................................................................................22
For Additional Reading .............................................................................................................22

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