August 2002 Intelligence News
Newer News: September 2002
- Sleuths Invade Military PCs With Ease, by Robert O'Harrow Jr., Washington Post, August 16. "Security consultants entered scores of confidential military and government computers without approval this summer, exposing vulnerabilities that specialists say open the networks to electronic attacks and spying."
- NIMA Announces Conference on Historical Imagery Declassification, to be held September 20, 2002.
- Who's On PFIAB--A Bush Secret...Or Not?, by David Corn, The Nation, August 14. "Is the Bush Administration, in a break with the past, attempting to keep this important information secret? If so, the administration is doing a rather bad job."
- All The Leaks On Iraq Plans: Is This Clever Or Confused?, by Peter Benesh, Investor's Business Daily, August 9. "The administration's mixed (up?) messages on the Big Iraq Attack make exciting copy... But what's real? And what isn't? How much is information, how much disinformation, how much misinformation?"
- Designation of New People's Army as a Terrorist Organization, Federal Register, August 9.
- Accused Spy Bryan Regan Is In Court Today, National Public Radio Morning Edition, August 8. "A former Air Force intelligence officer, Regan has been accused of using his top-level security clearance to sell information to Iraq, China and Libya for millions of dollars."
- High-tech industry makes mark in US war, by Chryss Cada, Boston Globe, August 5. "The government has begun to delegate certain tasks to the growing commercial satellite industry to save government satellites for more precise and classified work."
- Justice Department Statement on Court Order to Disclose Detainee Names, press release, August 2. "The Department of Justice believes today's ruling impedes one of the most important federal law enforcement investigations in history, harms our efforts to bring to justice those responsible for the heinous attacks of September 11, and increases the risk of future terrorist threats to our nation."
- Pentagon to issue wireless disconnect order, by Dan Verton, Computerworld, August 1. "The Defense Department plans to issue new policy guidelines that will ban most if not all wireless devices within military installations."
- Justice Dept. Response to House Judiciary Committee on USA PATRIOT Implementation, letter from Ass't Attorney General Daniel J. Bryant, July 26 (1.7 MB PDF file)
Older News: July 2002
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