Thursday, January 14, 2010

Blackout On The Hill: Congress Kept In The Dark On Gitmo Transfers

Lawmakers experienced their own intelligence-sharing breakdown while criticizing the intelligence community for poor communication that failed to stop a Christmas Day bombing attempt.

During the holiday recess, at least two congressional committees waited nearly two weeks to share classified State Department notifications to individual member offices about two more Guantánamo Bay detainees the administration was planning to transfer overseas.