Law Professor: Government Oversight for Security Clearances a 'Fig Leaf'
June 21, 2013
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Charles Tiefer, professor in the University of Baltimore School of Law and a former member of the U.S. Commission on Wartime Contracting, tells the Washington Post that government oversight of private contractors checking security clearances is a "mere formality."
"The notion that government officials have the final decision about granting or denying clearances is a mere fig leaf, and a pretty small one at that," Tiefer said.
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