Rethinking Intelligence

Brennan Center fellow Michael German, a former FBI Special Agent, highlights the work of former government officials, academics, and advocates who have challenged conventional wisdom about the effectiveness of U.S. intelligence, national defense, and homeland security policies. Their expert analysis lays the groundwork for a more intelligent and robust intelligence enterprise.



The Subcommittee on National Security's July 27 hearing on “Combatting Homegrown Terrorism” omitted crucial voices necessary to a fair examination of current CVE policies. Partial narratives perpetuate division and fear, and Congress must do better.