What ought to be the proper role of Congress in Strategic Intelligence?

What ought to be the proper role of Congress in Strategic Intelligence? Is there a proper role in oversight of strategic intelligence activities, in ensuring that the policy expressed in budget and appropriations laws is being followed, in ensuring that the will of the people and the necessity of national security is being carried out properly by the executive branch of government?


Describe and explain the Church Committee hearings in the 1970s. What impact did it have on the U.S. Intelligence Community? If you choose this topic, here is one reference to consider: Schwarz, Frederick A. O. 2007. “The Church Committee and a New Era of Intelligence Oversight.” Intelligence and National Security 22 (2): 270-97. https://doi-org.ezproxy2.apus.edu/10.1080/02684520701303881

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