Recommendations of the Final Report of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Joint Inquiry into the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001   [open pdf - 185KB]

"Based on the work of the Joint Inquiry, in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2002, this document contains 19 recommendations for implementation by the Intelligence Community. Some of these recommendations include: amending the National Security Act of 1947 to create the position of Director of National Intelligence who would orchestrate the interaction between intelligence agencies so that they operate as a 'coherent whole;' accelerating the Security Council's examination and revamping intelligence priorities; creating the position of National Intelligence Officer for Terrorism on the National Intelligence Council; designing measures to ensure accountability is implemented throughout the Community; establishing a national watchlist center that will be responsible for coordinating and integrating all terrorist related watchlist systems; and aggressively addressing the possibility that foreign governments are providing support to or are involved in terrorist activity targeting the United States and U.S. interests."

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