Checks and balances: an uncertain future for the intelligence sector

"According to Richard Forno, a professor at UMBC and the director of UMBC’s graduate cybersecurity program, “Politics should never interfere with intelligence operations or analysis. Ever. Intelligence needs to remain objective and provide useful, reality-based understanding of the world to our national leaders. Anything that abuses those treasured national assets, resources, or capabilities to serve domestic political agendas likely will adversely impact national security decision making and ultimately, national security.”"