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Sharing Secrets With Lawmakers: Congress as a User of Intelligence
An Intelligence Monograph by L. Britt Snider
``Ground rules on intelligence-sharing were agreed to in the 1970s, but none were written down, and over time these understandings often gave way in the continuing tussle between the overseers and the overseen. Twenty years later, the system still operates without formal rules of the road.''