November 24, 2015

Paris attacks a wake-up call for US intelligence?

By Paul Scharre

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

Journalist(s) Anna Mulrine

WASHINGTON — Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan appeared to revel in a bit of an “I told you so” moment in the days after the Paris attacks.

Calls for privacy and civil liberties after intelligence leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden created “inadvertent or intentional gaps” in intelligence gathering, he said. That has hampered the ability of United States officials “to protect the people that they are asked to serve.”

“I do hope this is going to be a wake-up call.”

Read the full article at The Christian Science Monitor.

  • Paul Scharre

    Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program

    Paul Scharre is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. From 2008-2013, Mr. Scharre worked in t...