Future I believe that the majority of the problems that affect the United States today will be still be prominent problems in the future. These issues include terrorism, spying, privacy rights, and drugs and gangs. Even though these issues are at their prime now, I think they will be less burdensome, yet still a concern to the CIA and our government. Acts, drones, the national watch list. After 9/11 there have been Acts and Executive Orders passed over the past decade for the prevention of terrorism. I believe that these Acts will be revised to meet the innovation of technology and citizen’s rights. For example, the Patriot Act was the first piece of legislation post 9/11 that enabled agents to search without warrants and spy on suspected terrorists. In 2008, President Bush revised Executive Order 12333. “The Executive Order sets strategic goals and defines roles and responsibilities within the Intelligence Community, while also affirming the Nation's commitment to protect Americans' civil liberties and privacy rights in the conduct of intelligence activities. The revised Executive Order reiterates the importance of timely, accurate, and insightful intelligence to our national security. It also renews the original Order's charge that all 'reasonable and lawful means' are to be used to ensure that our Nation receives the best possible intelligence."- intellectualtakeout.com In the future, revised Executive Orders and future amendments will make controversial laws like the first Amendment specific and pertaining to certain situations. The spying will continue, yet there will be more laws protecting citizen’s rights. Another target issue to our government and the C.I.A. is gangs. Small street gangs are not the issue. It is the mi... ... middle of paper ... ...013: 14. Web. 18 Apr. 2014. . Fridell, Ron. Spying: The Modern World of Espionage. Brookfield, CT: Twenty-first Century, 2002. Print. Scherer, Michael. "The Geeks Who Leak." Time Magazine: Informers 24 June 2013: 22+. Web. 18 Apr. 2014. . Theoharis, Athan G., and Richard H. Immerman. The Central Intelligence Agency: Security under Scrutiny. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2006. Print. "Thermal Imaging Devices." Thermal Imaging Devices. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Apr. 2014. Walsh, Bryan. "The NSA's Big Data Problem." Time Magazine: Informers 24 June 2013: 24+. Web. 18 Apr. 2014. . Yoast, Peter. "Rise of the Drones." NOVA. PBS. 23 Jan. 2013. Television. Transcript.