U.S. President Donald Trump at CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, January 2017
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When Joe Biden is sworn in as president in January, he will inherit a pair of challenges no one would envy: a troubling national security landscape and a broken intelligence community. No doubt his White House will rush to put out the obvious fires, whether the threat is rising tension between Iran and Israel or the imminent expiration of the New START nuclear treaty. But the second, slow-burning crisis is in many ways the more dangerous one. If Biden wants his presidency to succeed in foreign policy, he must restore integrity to the U.S. national security process so that

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