Various Resources

10.08.08 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

The House Intelligence Committee critically reviewed the U.S. intelligence satellite program in a rare unclassified report on the subject. See “Report on Challenges and Recommendations for United States Overhead Architecture,” House Intelligence Committee, House Report 110-914, October 3, 2008.

“All counterterrorism programs that collect and mine data should be evaluated for their effectiveness and privacy impacts,” according to a new report on data mining from the National Academy of Sciences.

A new doctrinal publication from the Joint Chiefs of Staff considers “Meteorological and Oceanographic Operations” (pdf), Joint Publication 3-59, September 24, 2008.

A somewhat older Army Field Manual addresses nuclear warfighting in “Nuclear Operations” (pdf), U.S. Army Field Manual 100-30, October 29, 1996.