Newer News: May 2010
April 2010 Intelligence News
- Ex-NSA official indicted in probe of leaked secrets by Eli Lake, Washington Times, April 16. "A grand jury Thursday indicted a retired senior National Security Agency official on charges he mishandled secrets."
- Ex-NSA official charged for leaks by Josh Gerstein, Politico, April 15. "In the most serious case of its kind filed since President Barack Obama took office, a former top National Security Agency official has been charged with ten felonies in connection with a series of alleged leaks of classified information to a newspaper reporter."
- Kamm Affair Continues To Roil Israel by Nathan Guttman, Forward, April 23. "The 23-year-old former Israel Defense Forces soldier, set to go on trial May 12, is accused of leaking about 2,000 classified military documents to an investigative reporter for Haaretz."
- Former NSA Senior Executive Charged with Illegally Retaining Classified Information, Justice Department news release, April 15. "A federal grand jury in the District of Maryland has returned a 10-count indictment charging former National Security Agency (NSA) senior executive Thomas A. Drake with the willful retention of classified information, obstruction of justice and making false statements."
- FBI Invitation to Academic Alliance Conference, April 29. "In support of the FBI's Academic Alliance initiative, the San Francisco Division of the FBI and its Strategic Technology Task Force will co-host a conference to promote positive continuous dialogue between the U.S. Intelligence Community and the academic community."
- Who watches WikiLeaks? by Chris McGreal, The Guardian, April 9. "This week a classified video of a US air crew killing unarmed Iraqis was seen by millions on the internet. But for some, the whistleblowing website itself needs closer scrutiny."
- Jerry Ford OKed Warrantless Wiretaps in U.S., Memo Reveals by Andrew Becker, Politics Daily, April 3. "President Gerald Ford secretly authorized the use of warrantless domestic wiretaps for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence purposes soon after coming into office, according to a declassified document."
- Al Haramain: Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop by William Fisher, Huffington Post, April 3. "As legal experts mull over the long-term implications of last week's court decision declaring illegal the program of warrantless surveillance by the George W. Bush administration, attention now focuses on whether the Obama Justice Department will appeal the controversial ruling."
- ODNI Notice to Establish System of Records, Federal Register, April 2. "The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) provides notice that it is establishing fourteen (14) new systems of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a. These systems of records are maintained by the ODNI."
- ODNI Proposed Rulemaking to Exempt Records from the Privacy Act, Federal Register, April 2. "The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) proposes to exempt fourteen (14) new systems of records from the Privacy Act."
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