'intelligence committees'的含義?

Otherwise diplomatic efforts were of no avail. On January 29, 1980, when the Canadians smuggled six Americans out of their embassy in Teheran, Director Turner gave no prior notice to the intelligence committees, who were briefed hours after the Americans were out of the country. That pushing at the envelope of... 顯示更多 Otherwise diplomatic efforts were of no avail. On January 29, 1980, when the Canadians smuggled six Americans out of their embassy in Teheran, Director Turner gave no prior notice to the intelligence committees, who were briefed hours after the Americans were out of the country.

That pushing at the envelope of newly established congressional oversight, allowed to pass at the time, became characteristic of the system.

1. 請問 intelligence committees在此是指?

2. 請幫我翻第2段的中文,謝謝
更新: SORRY, 我忘了問 ''allowed to pass at the time'' 所指的是 ''That pushing at the envelope'' 或是 ''newly established congressional oversight'' 呢?
更新 2: Hi, 瑛姑

那 ''envelope'' 的在此中文之意是?
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