January 2003 Intelligence News
Newer News: February 2003
- Strengthening Intelligence to Better Protect America, White House Fact Sheet, January 28. "In his State of the Union Address, President Bush announced a new initiative to better protect America by continuing to close the 'seam' between analysis of foreign and domestic intelligence on terrorism."
- North Korea Reports on U.S.S. Pueblo, Korean Central News Agency, January 20. "The spy ship Pueblo, a trophy captured by Korean seamen from the U.S. imperialists, is on display on the river Taedong in Pyongyang."
- What Leaks Are Good Leaks? by Jack Nelson, Los Angeles Times, January 5. "Tension between the federal government and the news media over official secrecy has existed throughout most of the country's history, but no president since Richard Nixon has been as secretive or as combative about leaks as George W. Bush."
- Government Openness at Issue as Bush Holds on to Records by Adam Clymer, New York Times, January 3. "The Bush administration has put a much tighter lid than recent presidents on government proceedings and the public release of information, exhibiting a penchant for secrecy that has been striking to historians, legal experts and lawmakers of both parties."
- Bush's Year of U.S. Surveillance by Noah Schachtman, Wired News, January 2. "It may seem unreasonable, unfair and downright mean-spirited to compare the Bush administration to the minions of Sauron, the granddaddy of evil in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. But here goes."
Older News: December 2002
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