Newer News: July 2009
June 2009 Intelligence News
- Obama Seeks Input on Classification of Records by Kim Hart, Washington Post, June 27. "President Obama wants your advice on how the government should keep its secrets."
- The Mystery of the Blind Spy Satellite by Peter Grier, Christian Science Monitor, June 27. "A Navy missle shot it down when it started to fall from the sky. But the cause of the satellite's failure is still unknown."
- Senator Slams General's Torture Testimony by Justin Rood, ABC News The Blotter, June 17. "Obama's new pick to oversee U.S. forces in Afghanistan misled Congress about his role in the use of so-called "enhanced interrogation" by U.S. Special Operations forces in 2003 and 2004, a senior Democratic senator has charged."
- List of U.S. Nuclear Sites Inadvertently Posted Online by Joby Warrick, Washington Post, June 2. "A U.S. document containing sensitive details about hundreds of civilian nuclear sites across the country was posted online Monday, an apparently inadvertent security breach that had federal officials scrambling yesterday to remedy the mistake."
- Nuclear Sites Posted Online Accidentally by Stephen Power and Jonathan Weisman, Wall Street Journal, June 2. "A government office accidentally made public a report that gives detailed information about the nation's civilian nuclear sites and programs, but the disclosure didn't jeopardize national security, the Obama administration said late Tuesday."
- 'Confidential' U.S. nuke info posted on Web by Sara A. Carter and Eli Lake, Washington Times, June 2. "The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) published last month a detailed 268-page dossier disclosing the addresses and specifications of hundreds of U.S. nuclear-weapons-related facilities, laboratories, reactors and research activities, including the location of fuel for bombs."
- U.S. Accidentally Releases List of Nuclear Sites by William J. Broad, New York Times, June 2. "The federal government mistakenly made public a 266-page report, its pages marked “highly confidential,” that gives detailed information about hundreds of the nation’s civilian nuclear sites and programs, including maps showing the precise locations of stockpiles of fuel for nuclear weapons."
Older News: May 2009
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Updated July 2, 2009