July 2002 Intelligence News
Newer News: August 2002
- CIA Expert: Leaks of Classified Information Must Stop, by Dave Eberhart, NewsMax.com (via The Memory Hole), July 27. "We’ve got to do whatever it takes – if it takes sending SWAT teams into journalists’ homes – to stop these leaks."
- Senator Specter, Attorney General Ashcroft Comment on FISA, Sen. Judiciary Committee hearing, July 25. "I believe that the FBI, and in turn the Department of Justice are not imposing the appropriate standard. They've got too high a standard."
- Statement of Administration Policy on the House Intelligence Bill for 2003, White House Statement, July 24.
- House Set to OK Intelligence Funding, by Ken Guggenheim, Associated Press, July 24. "With some of its members openly apprehensive, the House is ready to take up President Bush's demand for more spending on intelligence gathering."
- U.S. Imposes Iran-Iraq Act and Chemical Biological Weapons (CBW) Sanctions Against Chinese and Indian Entities, State Department press release, July 24.
- Five Members of the Abu Sayyaf Group Indicted for Hostage-Taking of Americans and Others in the Philippines, Justice Department press release, July 23.
- The Spy Who Reads Your Meter, by Jennifer Bauduy, TomPaine.com, July 22. "Civil-liberties groups say the TIPS government informant operation harkens back to George Orwell's 1984."
- Justice Department Statement on Operation TIPS, press release, July 16. "Operation TIPS is simply a reporting system - not a membership organization or recruiting activity."
- How Not to Fix U.S. Counterintelligence, by Vernon Loeb, Washington Post, July 1. "Steven Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists is back in court, trying yet again to win disclosure of the intelligence community's total spending for the current fiscal year."
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