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sounds familiar

So all that IC-based IP traffic shouldn’t have made me feel paranoid; it should be making me feel jilted: The Director of National Intelligence announced here today the beginning of an initiative to improve integration and collaboration throughout the sixteen…

still not getting it

The newly confirmed U.S. spy chief says the agencies he oversees have lost the ability to successfully choose and make big-ticket acquisitions. During the 1990′s, "we saw the (Intelligence) Community atrophy in many areas," said Director of National Intelligence Michael…

sorry state of affairs

Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell has been unable to find a deputy acceptable to the White House during his first six weeks in office. [...] McConnell told the conference: "My biggest early challenge is just stamina. . . .…

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…