Intelligence Spending: Public Disclosure Issues

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This report describes the constituent parts of the intelligence budget, past practice in handling intelligence authorizations and appropriations, the arguments that have been advanced for and against making intelligence spending totals public, a legal analysis of these issues, and a review of the implications of post-Cold War developments on the question. It also describes past congressional interest in keeping intelligence spending totals secret.

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Creation Date: February 15, 2007
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: February 15, 2007
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This report describes the constituent parts of the intelligence budget, past practice in handling intelligence authorizations and appropriations, the arguments that have been advanced for and against making intelligence spending totals public, a legal analysis of these issues, and a review of the implications of post-Cold War developments on the question. It also describes past congressional interest in keeping intelligence spending totals secret.

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42 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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