Tuesday, June 30, 2009

House Intelligence Panel’s Report Warns of Emerging Threats

From CQ Politics:

The House Intelligence panel is worried about emerging threats in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and Mexico, and thinks spy agencies are behind in addressing cybersecurity, diversity and foreign language training, according to a committee report released Monday.

The Democrat-controlled committee approved a fiscal 2010 intelligence authorization bill June 18 behind closed doors. The bill and committee report are made public later in accordance with the panel’s procedures. Republicans, meanwhile, bristled in their section of the report at what they said was poor Obama administration consultation with Congress on intelligence matters such as the transfer of detainees from Guantánamo Bay and the release of previously secret documents on Bush administration interrogation policies.

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My Comment: It appears that there is a considerable amount of discussion on what threats are now emerging .... but there is no followup on what to do about it. I can only hope that the reason why such information is not disclosed is because it is classified.

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