Unbelievable….we cannot make this stuff up!
January 20, 2011 – 8:10am
WASHINGTON – Intelligence agencies may be ordered to limit the information they share.
“When you look at information sharing, I think we have almost overdone it,” says Mike Rogers (R-Michigan), the new chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
“We have gotten into an era of need-to-share versus need-to-know. Need-to-know is an important provision when you are trying to do some operation to keep us safer. But need-to-share got us in trouble with WikiLeaks and with other leaks.”
Phi Beta Iota: $75 billion a year for secret sources and methods that provide 4% “at best” of what major commanders need to know…$800 million “at most” for a misbegotten mish-mash of open source information activities that provide virtually nothing useful to anyone across Whole of Government.