Director of National Intelligence: Statutory Authorities

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In passing the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-458) in late 2004, Congress approved the most comprehensive reform of the U.S. Intelligence Community since its establishment over 50 years ago. Principal among enacted changes was the establishment of a new position of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to manage the Intelligence Community. Some observers have questioned whether the new statute provides the DNI the necessary authorities to effectively manage the Community.

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Best, Richard A., Jr.; Cumming, Alfred & Masse, Todd M. April 11, 2005.

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In passing the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (P.L. 108-458) in late 2004, Congress approved the most comprehensive reform of the U.S. Intelligence Community since its establishment over 50 years ago. Principal among enacted changes was the establishment of a new position of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to manage the Intelligence Community. Some observers have questioned whether the new statute provides the DNI the necessary authorities to effectively manage the Community.

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6 pages.

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Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division and Domestic Social Policy Division

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  • April 11, 2005

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  • June 11, 2005, 9:45 p.m.

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Best, Richard A., Jr.; Cumming, Alfred & Masse, Todd M. Director of National Intelligence: Statutory Authorities, report, April 11, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs6269/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.