We need to make a greater investment in human intelligence.
We need to make is to strengthen the position of the director of the CIA.
The American people have been denied important information for their own protection.
I consider my voice to be a centrist moderate voice among the nine Democratic candidates.
I presumed the president was being truthful until a series of events undercut that confidence.
The president, clearly as a result of the war and the afterglow of the war, is in a time of great attention.
I have had national security background, 10 years on the Intelligence Committee, the last two years as chair.
The American people do not have the information upon which they can hold the administration and responsible agencies accountable. I call that a coverup.
During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline.
I voted no on the resolution to give the president authority to go to war against Iraq. I was able to apply caveat emptor. Most of my colleagues could not.