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Lisa Monaco in USA Today on Intelligence Review

Friday, October 25, 2013 at 3:11 PM

White House counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco has a piece in USA Today on NSA surveillance matters. The key paragraph:

All three branches of government play a role in overseeing our intelligence activities. And though we collect the same sort of intelligence as all nations, our intelligence community has more restrictions and oversight than in any other country in history.

Today’s world is highly interconnected, and the flow of large amounts of data is unprecedented. That’s why the president has directed us to review our surveillance capabilities, including with respect to our foreign partners. We want to ensure we are collecting information because we need it and not just because we can. (emphasis added)


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