Intelligence Reform and the Safety of America: Have we Succeeded?
Recorded on January 6, 2005
Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
On December 17, 2004 the President signed the most sweeping
legislation since the National Security Act of 1947 to reform the
intelligence community. Of the many provisions contained in this
bill, one of the most significant is the creation of a Director for
National Intelligence (DNI), mandated to oversee the United States
intelligence community. While this new public law will dramatically
alter the intelligence landscape, there are those who say that its
arrival only marks the beginning, not the end, of this vital
process. Does this legislation enhance the security of the United
States? Join us as U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss addresses this and
other crucial questions about the safety of America.
Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) served in the U.S. House of
Representatives for four terms before being elected to the U.S.
Senate in 2002. In the 108th Congress, he served on five
committees: Agriculture, Armed Services, Intelligence, Judiciary,