Smart Weapons, Dumb Management

Remember all of those whiz-bang close-ups of smart bombs zeroing in on Iraqi targets during the gulf war? Satellite data helped pinpoint the targets. But the Navy complains that owing to shortcomings in communications, the Air Force was able to get most of the data -- as well as the glory -- while Navy personnel were stuck with a limited role because they could receive only a tiny fraction of the vital information. As part of a plan for a sweeping reorganization of U.S. intelligence, CIA Director Bob Gates now says he will fix the mess so that all services have...

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