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When: June 21, 2006

This program is by invitation only.

Co-sponsors:
The Sorrento Group
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars


Overview:
On June 21, 2006, the Eisenhower National Security Series, in conjunction with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and The Sorrento Group, will convene a closed meeting of intelligence and national security policy experts to discuss critical issues in intelligence policy. The session, entitled "Workshop on Intelligence Policy: Collection, Analysis and Community," will be held at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC. The experts group will analyze the reorganization of the U.S. Intelligence Community under a new Director of National Intelligence, the collection of terrorism intelligence through domestic surveillance techniques, the future of strategic intelligence analysis after the National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq, and intelligence and the press. Among the speakers and discussants invited will be Suzanne Spaulding, former general counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and former CIA official; David Kris, former Department of Justice senior attorney; Spike Bowman, former senior FBI official; Kate Martin, head of the Center for National Security Studies; Robert Hutchings, former chairman of the National Intelligence Council; Steven Simon, terrorism analyst and former National Security Council staff member; and Paul Pillar, former senior CIA intelligence analyst.

Agenda
9:00 a.m.
  Welcoming Remarks
    Robert Litwak, Woodrow Wilson Center
William M. Wise, The Sorrento Group

9:15 a.m.
  Panel I:
A Report Card on Intelligence Reform
    Chair: Jennifer Sims, Georgetown University

10:45 a.m.
  Break
11:00 a.m.
  Panel II:
Terrorist Surveillance or Illegal Eavesdropping?
The Debate on Domestic Intelligence Collection
    Chair: Suzanne Spaulding, Bingham Consulting Group
David Kris, Former Department of Justice senior attorney
Spike Bowman, Former FBI senior official
Kate Martin, Director, Center for National Security Studies

12:30 p.m.
  Luncheon:
Intelligence and the Press
    Chair: William M. Wise, The Sorrento Group
Speaker: Barton Gellman, Washington Post

2:00 p.m.
  Panel III:
Strategic Intelligence Estimates after Iraq
    Chair: Robert Litwak, Woodrow Wilson Center
Paul Pillar, Georgetown University
Robert Hutchings, Princeton University
Steven Simon, Council on Foreign Relations

3:30 p.m.
  Concluding Remarks
3:45 p.m.
  Adjourn