Obama signed off late last week on the unit, named the High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group, or HIG. Made up of experts from several intelligence and law enforcement agencies, the interrogation unit will be housed at the FBI but will be overseen by the National Security Council -- shifting the center of gravity away from the CIA and giving the White House direct oversight.I wrote about this last month in my post, "The Obama Intelligence Agency." I think that pretty much covered it.
Monday, August 24, 2009
The Obama Intelligence Agency is Real!
Well, at least in the form of a new unit to interrogate terror suspects,