Higher Learning

Likely to be lost in the FLAILCON 2 environment surrounding the nomination of Gen Hayden for DCIA:     U.S. intelligence czar John Negroponte this week announced the appointment of a new chancellor for the National Intelligence University.    …

What is in Store II

Prize-winner Dana Priest points out what some expect Hayden’s strategy to be:     Former and current intelligence officers say Goss never had a strategic plan for improving spying on terrorist networks. [former DDO Stephen] Kappes, on the other hand,…

Place your Bets

Former colleague L.K. keeps her pimp-hand strong:     I thought you were the one who hated pussy-footing around? Not making picks is “a nice way to never be wrong,” Mr. Make the Hard Calls. Yes, dear, you are right.…

Keep Discounting DOCEX

ABC News has obtained a document seized by U.S. and British Special Forces during a recent raid of an alleged Zarqawi safe house about 20 miles southwest of Baghdad in the town of Yusufiyah. This was the raid where the…

Accidental Info Op

You’re an Iraqi soldier under Saddam. A plain grunt. You get some rudimentary training, a well-used rifle, barely serviceable uniform and in the face of the world’s most powerful military are abandoned by your superiors in a desperate attempt to…