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The Cold War: Effects on Homeland Security and Intelligence Activities

What were the effects of the Cold War on Homeland Security? What changes were enacted within the United States Government with respect to Intelligence activities during the 1970s?

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The first change was to have all operations using funding from Congress approved by the President. The President needed to find the operations important to national security and then submit his findings to Congress. In the following year, Congress terminated funding for one covert activity, secret military support for the Angolan Civil War. When Congress discovered that there was domestic spying operations occurring to undermine the activities of civil rights and war protests, Congress decided to no ...

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The solution discusses the effects on Homeland Security and intelligence activities.