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i knew him when

Imagine merging 11 companies’ IT departments, creating a standard communications platform that can withstand battlefield conditions, and launching an SOA effort all at the same time. And having it in operation just two years later. That was the challenge Robert…

late out of the gate

Playing a little catch-up; The always and amazingly readable Mark Bowden encapsulates the CIA-DOD intel dynamic. DIRNSA emphasizes the importance of up-hill battles but apparently doesn’t plan on actually fighting.

DIA: getting it

Scooped by Shloky: The U.S. Department of Defense’s lead intelligence agency is using wikis, blogs, RSS feeds and enterprise "mashups" to help its analysts collaborate better when sifting through data used to support military operations. The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)…

fusion, what a concept

From Inside the Pentagon (subscription required): The head of the Defense Intelligence Agency is on the cusp of deciding how best to integrate two largely separate worlds of military intelligence: tips collected from people on the ground, dubbed “human intelligence”…

more uniforms, please

Fellow national security-issue blogger William Arkin is troubled: The White House announcement last week that it was nominating Dell L. Dailey of South Dakota to be the State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism immediately caught my attention. Dailey, who is hardly…