Obama orders creation of intelligence review group

Aug 12, 2013 by Darlene Superville

President Barack Obama is directing his national intelligence director to form a panel of outside experts to review government intelligence and communications technologies.

It's one of the reforms Obama promised last week to help instill public confidence in U.S. surveillance programs exposed by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

In a memorandum Obama signed Monday and released by the White House, he asks intelligence director James Clapper to empanel outside experts to review U.S. surveillance technologies, particularly how the government can maintain the public trust and how such surveillance affects foreign policy at a time when more and more information is becoming public.

Obama requested an interim report within 60 days, and a final report and recommendations by mid-December.

The memo was released as Obama vacationed on Martha's Vineyard.

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VENDItardE
1.3 / 5 (12) Aug 12, 2013
they should start with him
VendicarE
3.7 / 5 (3) Aug 13, 2013
The Republicans are already opposing Obama's plan to reform the NSA.

The purpose of the Republican party is to destroy the Presidency along with the U.S. economy.

VendiTardE has been identified as ParkerTard AKA NotParker - a long time user and congenital liar who could not take the heat and returned under a pseudonym.

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