Iran’s intelligence ministry, intelligence oversight and public accountability, new CRS reports and much more.
From the Blogs
- Senate Passes Intelligence Bill Without Anti-Leak Measures: On December 28, the Senate passed the FY2013 intelligence authorization act after most of the controversial provisions intended to combat leaks had been removed. The provisions that were removed from the final bill included restrictions on background briefings for the press, limits on media commentary by former government officials, and authority for the DNI to unilaterally revoke the pension of a suspected leaker.
- Understanding Defense Acquisition and More from CRS: Secrecy News has obtained recently released CRS reports on topics such as the CTBT, U.S. special op forces, U.S. Army drawdown and restructuring, tax policy and a new rule from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to protect radioactive material.