Pentagon (AP) Defense Secretary Robert Gates is considering a recommendation to shut down a controversial intelligence office. It's been criticized for improperly storing information on peace activists and others whose actions posed no threat.
A Pentagon spokesman says the recommendation would put some of the office's operations under the defense intelligence agency.
Officials had already announced in august that they were shutting down the Talon anti-Terror database produced by the office and created after the September 11th terrorist attacks.
Pentagon officials have said the program was productive and had detected international terrorist interests at specific military bases. But they also acknowledged that some officials may not have been using the system properly.
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