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Covert Action and American Foreign Policy

  • David L. Boren

Abstract

As the debate rages over the suitability of covert activities of government in a democratic society — a debate that has taken on added ferocity in the aftermath of the Iran-contra affair — it is time to focus on the process at the heart of the issue: the effectiveness of Congressional oversight of covert activities.

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Foreign Policy Committee Audit Executive Branch Oversight Committee Senate Committee 
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© Harvard International Review 1991

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  • David L. Boren

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