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Congress Weighs New Domestic Intelligence Agency

Some lawmakers want to create a new domestic intelligence agency. They say the FBI can't handle the dual roles of law enforcement and gathering intelligence to thwart terrorism. But others worry civil liberties will be curtailed. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.

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Larry Abramson is NPR's National Security Correspondent. He covers the Pentagon, as well as issues relating to the thousands of vets returning home from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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