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White House expected to OK proposed intelligence changes

[JURIST] The White House is expected to approve 70 changes proposed by the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction [official website] after a three-month investigation by the National Security Council which will be made public Wednesday. The recommendations were outlined in a report [PDF] issued by the commission in March [JURIST report] which denounced the intelligence community's assertion that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction as "one of the most public - and most damaging - intelligence failures in recent American history." The panel, led by former Democratic Senator Charles Robb [Wikipedia profile] and Republican Judge Laurence Silberman [Wikipedia profile], has included in its recommendations the creation of a National Counter Proliferation Center to coordinate US intelligence and the creation of a national security division at the US Department of Justice [official website]. AP has more.

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