May 2001 Intelligence News
Newer News: June 2001
- Washington Whispers: Spy vs. Spy, US News and World Report, June 4. "The secretive U.S. court that approves wiretaps and search warrants aimed at suspected spies is doing a land-office business."
- Corruption Within Security Forces: A Threat to National Security, Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Victor Jackovich, May 29. "Government oversight, especially by national parliaments, over national security, military and law enforcement agencies must be strengthened."
- Senate Committee Chair Changes Likely to Alter Priorities, Washington Post, May 27. "One key difference between Graham and Shelby ... is that Graham favors public disclosure of the intelligence community's overall budget."
- Report Downplays Echelon Effect by Declan McCullagh, Wired News, May 24. "The Federation of American Scientists received a leaked copy of the report and published it on its website this week."
- Echelon and the European Union: Excerpt from State Department Briefing, press briefing, May 11. "Are you confirming the existence of the echelon system?" "I don't think I am. I would have to check and see if I am, but I don't think I am."
- Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Details on Commission on FBI Security Procedures, press release, May 9. The commission chaired by Judge William Webster will review and make recommendations of the FBI's internal security procedures.
- Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Outlines New Space Initiatives, DoD press briefing, May 8.
- SecDef Announces Major National Security Space Management and Organizational Initiative, DoD news release, May 8.
- Cameras Are Being Turned On a Once-Shy Spy Agency by Elaine Sciolino, New York Times, May 6. "Critics of the CIA's unwillingness to be more open scoff at the collaboration with Hollywood."
Older News: April 2001
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