The CIA has run rings around Congress for years. It is time to end secrecy as a formula for safety. It is the opposite. A recipe for doom.
Rooted in the predestinarian, binary suspicion of the Dulles Brothers, the CIA has been a threat to our Constitutional governance since its inception. The Senate has only recently and under great provocation, bestirred itself to curb the behemoth.
The US has been tacky in dealing with the world, preferring brute force to the subtlety we attribute to Sherlock Holmes. Had we chosen the Holmes route, reason might have prevailed, But that would be expecting too much in a society where entertainment remains king.