A Note About The Author
L. Britt Snider
L. Britt Snider wrote this study in 1996-97 as a Visiting Senior Fellow at CIA's Center for the Study of Intelligence. Mr. Snider was Staff Director of the Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the US Intelligence Community (the Aspin-Brown Commission) in 1995-96. He served as General Counsel (1989-95) and as Minority Counsel (1987-89) of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, as Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (Counterintelligence and Security) (1977-86), as Counsel to the Church Committee (1975-76), and as Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee (1972-75). He has recently been teaching at Cambridge University.