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New Intelligence Bill Authorizes Pentagon’s Domestic Spying

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A $40 billion-plus authorizations bill approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee gives Pentagon operatives authority to gather information in this…

A $40 billion-plus authorizations bill approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee gives Pentagon operatives authority to gather information in this country without revealing their identity or affiliation and exempts “operational files” of the Defense Intelligence Agency from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. Congress previously declined to extend the sources and methods exemption it granted to the CIA to the defense intelligence unit. (10/3/05)

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