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Closing the gap between debate and reality: Cooperation between intelligence oversight bodies

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Cooperation between intelligence oversight bodies has long been suggested as one of the means to keep the cross-border fight against terrorism in check. This article maps the incentives given to cooperation between oversight bodies, and evaluates the response to these appeals for cooperation by national legislators and the oversight community itself. This account shows that the level of cooperation between oversight bodies remains very limited. In practice several obstacles of a practical and legal nature exist that prevent further cooperation. Nevertheless, the article shows that even within the current legal framework there are several important fields in which the oversight community may still develop its cooperation. This will positively contribute to the quality and acceptance of oversight.

Affiliations: 1: Public prosecutor; Review Committee on Intelligence and Security Services (CTIVD), The Netherlands,


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