TITLE

Freezing Out the CIA

AUTHOR(S)
Szulc, Tad
PUB. DATE
July 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;7/24/76, Vol. 175 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Pentagon is emerging as the principal force in the management of U.S. foreign intelligence, displacing the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from its position, as a result of President Gerald R. Ford's plan to reorganize the intelligence services. Role of Ford's plan in forcing George Bush, Director of the CIA to share his authority with Robert Ellsworth, Deputy Secretary of Defense; Effort of Ford to centralize the control of intelligence in the President's office and the National Security Council; Concerns over the role of Pentagon's ascendancy in the intelligence process in shutting out the CIA's analytical voice and to complicate the method of allocating money for intelligence.
ACCESSION #
9613915

 

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