Gates may undo Rumfeld/Feith intel changes.

“Pentagon chief Robert Gates is considering whether to dismantle some controversial spying operations set up by his predecessor, Donald Rumsfeld, as a way of by-passing the CIA. … Former officials involved in an ongoing debate about Pentagon spying say he’s considering whether to pull back the so-called ‘Strategic Support Branch’ and other intelligence channels established by Rumsfeld and his former lieutenants, Stephen Cambone and Douglas Feith.” Shane Harris has the full story in the National Journal.

UPDATE: Steve Clemons has more.