June 2003 Intelligence News
Newer News: July 2003
- Alphabetical Listing of Blocked Persons, Terrorist Organizations and Others Subject to Economic Sanctions, Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control, Federal Register, June 30.
- State Dept Press Briefing: Excerpts on CIA-State Dispute Over Iraqi Trailers, June 26. "Our view and the Secretary's view, the U.S. Government view, is that these are mobile biological weapons laboratories."
- CIA Statement on Recently Acquired Iraqi Centrifuge Equipment, news release, June 26. "The head of Iraq’s pre-1991 centrifuge uranium enrichment program approached U.S. officials in Baghdad and turned over a volume of centrifuge documents and components he had hidden in his garden from inspectors since 1991."
- Statement of Administration Policy on Intelligence Authorization Act for FY 2004, OMB statement on the House bill, June 25.
- Ashcroft Statement on Appeals Court Ruling in Detainee Secrecy Case, news release, June 17. "We are pleased the court agreed we should not give terrorists a virtual roadmap to our investigation that could allow
terrorists to chart a potentially deadly detour around our efforts.”
- Graham quiet about his role on Patriot Act by Bill Adair, St. Petersburg Times, June 14. "On the campaign trail, he isn't bringing up that he co-wrote the controversial bill in the Senate."
- Defense Intelligence Agency Issues Excerpt on Iraqi Chemical Warfare Program, June 7. "Prior to Jacoby's clarification, media reporting about the DIA study fueled a brewing controversy by suggesting that elements of the Bush
administration may have shaded or exaggerated existing intelligence about Iraq's WMD programs to gain support for the war in 2003."
- DoD Briefing on Intelligence and Policy Matters with Douglas J. Feith, under secretary of defense for policy, June 4 (offsite). "The reason that we were interested in meeting with you this morning is to help lay to rest some stories that have been circulating about the Defense Department that are not true and are beginning to achieve the status of urban legends."
- Justice Department Statement on the Inspector General Report on 9/11 Detainees, statement of Barbara Comstock, June 2. "We make no apologies for finding every legal way possible to protect the American public from further terrorist attacks."
- Justice Department Inspector General Releases Report on September 11 Detainees, June 2. "The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) examined the treatment of these detainees, including their processing, bond decisions related to them, the timing of their removal from the United States or their release from custody, their access to counsel, and their conditions of confinement."
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