1. Commission Established
2. Members Named
3. Les Aspin Comments
4. Table of Contents of Commission Report
5. Commission Report
6. Reportage on Commission Report
Palmer, Elizabeth A. "Congress Creates Commission to Study CIA's Performance." Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report, 1 Oct. 1994, 2824.
The House and Senate adopted the conference report of the fiscal 1995 intelligence authorization bill on 30 September 1994. The legislation establishes the Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence Community. The President will appoint nine of the 17 members of the commission, with the other eight appointments to be divided between the House and the Senate. Of the eight congressional appointees four are to be private citizens and four are to be members of Congress.
World Intelligence Review. Editors. "Commission to Study Post-Cold War Intelligence Needs." 13, no. 5 (1994): 4.
Lists the nine members named by President Clinton and the eight members named by Congress (four by each chamber) to the "Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the U.S. Intelligence Community." Details on the commission are contained in the "Conference Report" [to accompany H.R. 4299] submitted by Dan Glickman, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: U.S. Congress. House. Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995, 2d sess., 103d Congress, Report 103-753, Sep. 27 1994.
Les Aspin, former Member of Congress and Secretary of Defense, was named by the President to head this Commission. Upon his death, Harold Brown assumed the Chairmanship.
[Aspin, Les.] "Aspin Outlines Role of Intelligence Commission." National Security Law Report 17, no. 2-3 (Feb.-Mar. 1995): 1, 4-6.
Report on 19 January 1995 remarks by Aspin to Standing Committee on Law and National Security.
Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence Community. Preparing for the 21st Century: An Appraisal of U.S. Intelligence. Washington, DC: GPO, 1996. [http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-INTELLIGENCE/content-detail.html]
The report is available, together with the testimony of Bobby Inman, Frank Carlucci, James Lilly, Joe Nye, William Barr, Richard Haass, and Herman Cohen, at the Federation of American Scientists' Web site: http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs.html.
Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence Community. "Findings and Conclusions." American Intelligence Journal 16, no. 2/3 (Autumn-Winter 1995): 11-17.
Also included here is the text of "Chapter 9: The Need to 'Right-Size' and Rebuild the Community" and of "Chapter 13: The Cost of Intelligence."
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