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I’M Increasingly…

…of the view that Duncan Hunter and Jim Sensenbrenner are heroes among men for their role in the intell reform bill. Here’s my column from last week and an email:


I retired from the Naval Reserve spook community in 1989, and even back then the handwriting was on the wall regarding the transition of satellite intel from stratigic to tactical as the technology evolved. If satellite imagery can be routed through the CIA and the Pentagon without any perceptible delay, then it may not be a big deal. If the turn-around to the troops on the ground is more than 30 seconds, more of the good guys are going to die. With regard to drivers licenses for illegal aliens, anyone who argues that that shouldn’t be part of this reform legislation should be laughed out of the room.”


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