Joel, who has served as the civil liberties protection officer in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) for 14 years, is stepping down.
Latest in Intelligence Oversight
Most Americans regard the intelligence community as vital to national security and its performance as increasingly effective. But the public does not have a good understanding of how intelligence agencies are supervised and how oversight is exercised.
The National Security Agency’s Office of the Inspector General released an unclassified version of its mandatory semi-annual report to Congress covering Oct. 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. The full document is available here below.
A depressing reflection on the state of norms and institutions.
A Different View on the President’s Delegation of Declassification Authority to the Attorney General
There are good reasons to investigate the Trump campaign investigators, and to give the attorney general limited declassification authority for that investigation.
President Trump has conferred on Attorney General Bill Barr an unprecedented power over the intelligence community. The delegation will only increase public mistrust toward the Justice Department.
On Tuesday, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released its annual statistical transparency report for 2o18. The full report is available below.
Rep. Elijah Cummings served the first subpoenas issued to executive branch officials in the 116th Congress, and Rep. Jerry Nadler now has the option of following suit.
A new CNAS report explores congressional intelligence oversight on Russian election interference and Jamal Khashoggi.
The tracker aims to make sense of the surge of oversight activity taking place during the 116th Congress