Coats moves to curb ‘unnecessary secrecy’

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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is seeking to open the flow of information among the nation’s secret agents, says a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.

A new guidance titled Intelligence Community Portfolio Management outlines the use of “portfolios” to facilitate information-sharing and collaboration while maintaining security.

A commentary at the Federation of American Scientists noted that “portfolios” are commonly used in the intelligence community to counteract “excessive compartmentalization.”

“Undue secrecy in intelligence is not only a barrier to external oversight and public accountability. It can also be an obstacle to effective mission performance. That is fortunate in a


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