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Lawmakers Spurn Obama Bid to Preserve NSA Data Gathering: Bloomberg Cites Op-Ed by Dean Stavridis

Bloomberg

Dean Stavridis The Fletcher School
The Obama administration is considering steps to quiet the uproar over U.S. spy programs, including curbs on foreign surveillance while allowing the bulk collection of Americans’ phone records to continue.

White House officials also are looking at separating the agencies in charge of intelligence gathering and cyberwar policy to take so much power out of the hands of one general...

...James Stavridis, a former supreme allied commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization [and Dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University], has said the arrangement is not as beneficial as it was when it began.

“Not only do the organizations have starkly different cultures, their missions are vastly different, even contradictory,” Stavridis wrote in an article with Dave Weinstein, a strategic planner at Cyber Command, for Foreign Affairs magazine.

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