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Pentagon Seen as Obstacle to Intelligence Agency Reform

As several government committees prepare to issue reports on intelligence failures related to Iraq and Sept. 11, calls intensify for a radical overhaul of U.S. intelligence operations. But observers say Pentagon officials are staunchly opposed to reform proposals, most of which would diminish the Defense Department's authority. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly reports.

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Mary Louise Kelly is a co-host of All Things Considered, NPR's award-winning afternoon newsmagazine.
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