January 2001 Intelligence News
- Academics and Spies: The Silence That Roars, by David N. Gibbs, Los Angeles Times Opinion section, January 28. "An academic controversy has revealed a most interesting
fact: A significant number of social scientists, especially political scientists, regularly work with the Central Intelligence Agency."
- Taiwan-USA Link Up On SIGINT, Jane's Defence Weekly, January 24. "The Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan) is operating a major signals intelligence (SIGINT) facility in co-ordination with the US National Security Agency (NSA) on Yangmingshan Mountain, just north of Taipei, Jane's Defence Weekly has learned."
- Secretary of Defense Statement on Proliferation, January 10. "At least 25 countries now possess or are in the process of acquiring and developing capabilities to inflict mass casualties and destruction: nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) weapons or the means to deliver them."
- Statement of the DCI on the NIMA Commission Report, January 9. "I want to thank the Independent Commission for its comprehensive review of the National Imagery and Mapping Agency."
- CIA Presents Award to Rudman and Drell, January 9. "DCI Tenet today presented the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal to both Sen. Warren B. Rudman and renowned physicist Sidney D. Drell in recognition of their decades of distinguished service to the nation."
- USS Cole Investigation: Pentagon Press Briefing, January 9. "Terrorists are determined to intimidate and prevent the United States from pursuing our worldwide national security interests, and they will continue to tenaciously look for exposed seams in our force protection armor."
- White House Press Briefing: Excerpts on New Counterintelligence Structure, January 5. "A threat today can as easily come from a laptop as it could from an old cloak-and-dagger spy, and we need a counter-intelligence capability that matches that new globalized reality."
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