The nation in brief

Posted: December 19, 2013 at 5:10 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We are not in any way recommending the disarming of the intelligence community. We’re not saying the struggle against terrorism is over.” Michael Morell, a former deputy director of the CIA and member of a presidential advisory panel that has recommended limits on the government’s surveillance programs

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