Intelligence Reform Becomes LawIntelligence Reform Becomes Law
Legislation creates director of national intelligence, positioning the Bush administration to better respond to calls for improved data gathering and sharing.
December 17, 2004
President Bush on Friday signed intelligence reform legislation that will create a new director of national intelligence. The Homeland Security Department, meanwhile, has evaluated data and database software that could help the department track terrorist suspects via information about their criminal activities, finances, and personal and political affiliations.
The Bush administration is positioning itself in the coming year to better respond to calls for more efficient anti-terrorism and law-enforcement intelligence data gathering and sharing.
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