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Describe how U.S intelligence has developed since the passage of the National Security Act. What weaknesses were associated with U.S intelligence in light of the September 11, 2001 attacks? How has the authorization of the USA Patriot Act changed how the United States views terrorism?

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U.S intelligence

The passage of National Security Act:

The structure of the U.S intelligence is more centralized than before and also bureaucracy has been decreased. Most of the reforms now oppose bureaucracy and rivalries in the organization have been rectified and this has led to the U.S intelligence being institutionalized. There is also the creation of the position of director of national intelligence and this has helped solve the problem of rivalry that existed in the U.S intelligence community because of lack of a centralized authority (Daniels, n.d).

The passage of the National Security Act allowed the U.S. intelligence to act without inquiring from any body at any time. The act also allows the U.S. intelligence to postpone any report that they believe could harm the national security. The act also established a central intelligence Agency that would assume the power of the cold war agency in America. This has led to the external influences that shape the events that occur in the world with the expectations of new analytical and technological opportunities that ...

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The solution discusses how U.S. intelligence has developed since the passage of the National Security Act.