March 2004 Intelligence News
Newer News: April 2004
- A Clash on Classified Documents by Dana Priest, Washington Post, March 31 (free reg. req'd). "The Bush administration's uneven decision-making on which
sensitive documents it declassifies has prompted criticism that the White House is selectively releasing information to justify its foreign policy decisions and respond to political pressure."
- Who Vetted Clarke's Book? How the White House decided which tidbits were classified by Brendan I. Koerner, Slate, March 30. "Any government employee who requires access to classified intelligence information must first sign a nondisclosure agreement..."
- INSCOM concludes review of events at University of Texas law school, press release, March 12. "Army special agents and their detachment commander exceeded their authority by requesting information about individuals who were not within the Army's counterintelligence investigative jurisdiction."
- Is Military Creeping Into Domestic Law Enforcement? by Robert Block and Gary Fields, Wall Street Journal, March 9. "In a little-noticed side effect of the war on terrorism, the military is edging toward a sensitive area that has been off-limits to it historically: domestic intelligence gathering and law enforcement."
- Senate Intelligence Committee Statement on Status of Review of Pre-War Intel, news release, March 4. “We will now work toward completing our initial report which we hope can be released publicly sometime in the next several weeks."
- CIA invests in start-ups. The payoff? Technology, by Kevin Maney, USA Today, March 3. "At a time when the CIA has come under fire for intelligence lapses, In-Q-Tel offers a promising path to technology that might help the agency spot trouble sooner and make fewer errors."
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