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Day One – The Fourth Branch of Government, The Intelligence Branch – The Last Refuge

Here we pick up the intelligence issues as they manifest post 9/11/01 and highlight how the modern version of the total intelligence apparatus has now metastasized into a fourth branch of government. 

Here we pick up the intelligence issues as they manifest after 9/11/01, and highlight how the modern version of the total intelligence apparatus has now metastasized into a fourth branch of government.  If we take the modern construct we can highlight how and why the oversight or “check/balance” in the system has become functionally obsolescent.

Factually, the modern intelligence apparatus uses checks and balances in their favor.  The checks create silos of proprietary information that works around oversight issues. That’s part of the problem.

Ironically the Office of the Director of National Intelligence was created in the aftermath of 9/11/01 expressly to eliminate the silos of information which they felt led to a domestic terrorist attack that could have been prevented.  The ODNI was created specifically upon the recommendation of the 9/11 commission.

— Read more below on theconservativetreehouse.com/blog/2021/07/05/day-one-the-fourth-branch-of-government-the-intelligence-branch/

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