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date: 19 July 2018

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This article discusses Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) and intelligence accountability in the United Kingdom. It discusses the origins of intelligence oversight in the United Kingdom including ISC's independence, its ability to maintain secrets, its means of access to information, and its expertise and investigative powers. The article also discusses the reforms undertaken by the ISC to retain public confidence in the committee such as recognizing its limitations and imposing accountability.

Keywords: Intelligence and Security Committee, intelligence accountability, intelligence oversight, United Kingdom, reforms, accountability

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