Author: Mike

How Soon?

So I’m reading about Hezbollah rocket attacks against Nazareth and for some reason I’m taken back to the spring of 2001 when the Taliban blew up the Bamiyan Buddhas and I wonder: how soon before there is no physical evidence…

Spies in the Shower

From InfoWorld: I don’t want to alarm you, but a reader just sent me evidence showing that a large and secretive organization is tracking some surprising information about us. No, not the National Security Agency. We’re talking about a really…

Achtung!

For all the screaming mimis . . . this is how it works in a REAL police state.

Pay for Performance

A good post at Secrecy News about changes in how intelligence officers are compensated. Perhaps it is because I can work like a fiend that I find the prospect of breaking free of the General Schedule so attractive. Knowing that…

Getting Wiki With It

Someone besides a General in Omaha talking about operating in the 21st Century: The intelligence community can learn from the behavior of ant colonies to improve information sharing — and it can use wikis and blogs, a CIA official said…