Newer News: January 2007
December 2006 Intelligence News
- U.S. military can surf the Web anonymously, United Press International, December 27. "A document recently released by secrecy campaigners shows that the U.S. military uses 'non-attributable internet access' for certain intelligence operations."
- Director of National Intelligence Releases Four Decades of U.S. Intelligence on Yugoslavia, ODNI news release, December 21. "The material contains 34 recently declassified National Intelligence Estimates or NIEs representing the Intelligence Community’s most authoritative analysis of Yugoslavia."
- U.S. to Declassify Secrets at Age 25 by Scott Shane, New York Times, December 21. "At midnight on Dec. 31, hundreds of millions of pages of secret documents will be instantly declassified..... After years of extensions sought by federal agencies, the end of 2006 means the government’s first automatic declassification of records."
- How an Ex-Aide to President Clinton Stashed Classified Documents by Josh Gerstein, New York Sun, December 21. "A former national security adviser to President Clinton, Samuel Berger, stashed highly classified documents under a trailer in downtown Washington in order to evade detection by National Archives personnel, a government report released yesterday said."
- Pelosi plans intelligence oversight panel by Susan Milligan, Boston Globe, December 15. "The incoming House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, pledged yesterday to heighten congressional oversight of intelligence, answering complaints by national security specialists and lawmakers in both parties that Congress has been lax in monitoring the highly secretive community."
- Out of thin air: Huge new NSA facility suddenly appears on Fort Gordon's radar by Corey Pein, Metro Spirit, Augusta, GA, December 14. "The National Security Agency is building a massive new operations facility, dubbed project Sweet Tea. It will come complete with all the amenities: a workout room, nursing areas, a mini-shopping center, a credit union, an 800-seat cafeteria and thousands of exclusive parking spaces. Secret parking spaces."
- 2006 Annual lntelligence Community Employee Climate Survey, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, November 2006. "The purpose for collecting this information is to study and report attitudes and perceptions of the Intelligence Community (IC) workforce regarding their work environments, with a focus on various management policies and practices that affect them."
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