"Erik Dahl discusses the reshaping of the U.S. intelligence system over the past ten years and argues, 'that even though we as a nation decided not to establish a domestic intelligence organization, we have in recent years done just that…' His overview concludes that while progress has been made, '… the development of a vast domestic intelligence structure since 9/11 has moved the balance [between security and liberty] quite firmly in the direction of more security, but less liberty.'"
2011 Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Posted here with permission. Documents are for personal use only and not for commercial profit.
Homeland Security Affairs Journal: http://www.hsaj.org/
Homeland Security Affairs (September 2011), v.7 no.2