Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff stops short of advocating national identification card.
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Officials to recommend more resources for fighting terrorism and protecting against weapons of mass destruction.
State Department plans to begin testing passport card by the end of the year.
Increase doesn’t necessarily mean Pentagon will need substantially more supplemental funding, analysts say.
Congressional resistance and lack of funding also slow implementation of panel's recommended reforms.
Sole-source contract, worth up to $750 million, goes to Unisys Corp.
Chief supports planned cuts, distinguishing himself from his colleagues in state National Guard units.
Panel mandated by 2004 intelligence reform law will balance executive branch power, citizen rights.
Some do not think the government should serve as a backstop.
Move indicates commitment to overcoming fiscal problems that have plagued Immigration and Customs Enforcement.