Mueller Prevails; Panel Says FBI “Can Do The Job”

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Top FBI officials were relieved when the 9/11 Commission recommended against creating a new domestic-intelligence agency, reports USA Today. The commission said that if the bureau follows through on improvements begun by director Robert Mueller, it "can do the job." The commission's report was somewhat harsher on the CIA, but it did not recommend an overhaul of either agency. It urged creation of a national intelligence director to coordinate both agencies' efforts. Mueller has created an office of intelligence, a step toward making the FBI more like the CIA in how it collects, analyzes, and disseminates . . .

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