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Zawahiri Muzzled

Ayman al Zawahiri released a video message on August 27 called the "Path of Doom". Was it a flop? US intelligence sources indicate it might be, because it didn't go "viral" on the internet. It appears the message reached a much smaller number of sites than other messages he released between November 2008 and February 2009. Why is that? Experts say periodically sites or portals that ar used to spread Al Qaida's messages are shut down, sometimes Al Qaida loses operative who work on propaganda to air strikes. In this case it's hard to say why.

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Ayman al Zawahiri , intelligence , Al Qaida

Thursday - 09/03/2009, 10:57am EDT

Strike or Not

So did US drones kill Usama Bin Laden's son Saad? Words like probably and likely are being used to address the question. Why? Intelligence sources close to the situation say when people are killed in missile strikes, the only way to identify them is to test the DNA at the scene. Problem is in some countries for a number of reasons. DNA testing is not allowed. So, without a body, there's no way to say for sure that he was killed or even there.

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Bin Laden , Saad , US , drones , intelligence , DNA

Thursday - 07/23/2009, 06:43pm EDT

Long term challenges lurk in sharing intelligence

The Wall Street Journal reports programs to help intelligence analysts connect dots have made halting progress "because they received only intermittent support from the White House and spy-agency leaders".

Tags: mngt , best practices , intelligence , analysis , Will Houston , Command Consulting Group

Tuesday - 01/12/2010, 10:40am EST

Next Generation Drone

Tags: technology , Pentagon , drone , Pakistan , Missles , intelligence

Tuesday - 10/20/2009, 12:35pm EDT

DIA marks 50 years of change, amid new 'golden age'

The Defense Intelligence Agency is now 50 years old, but its current and former leaders say the last 10 have come to define it as an agency.

Tags: DoD , DIA , information sharing , intelligence , ronald burgess , James Clapper , lowell jacoby , tom wilson , Jared Serbu

Friday - 09/30/2011, 05:30am EDT

Court OKs immunity for telecoms in wiretap case

A unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling that a 2008 law granting legal immunity for companies helping the National Security Agency with an email and telephone eavesdropping program is constitutional.

Tags: NSA , Electronic Frontier Foundation , intelligence , Congress , Justice Department , national security , AT&T , Sprint Nextel , Verizon , BellSouth , ACLU

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 09:57pm EST

Inside the intelligence community, part II

Host Bob Leins is joined by Ellen McCarthy, President of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance. They talk about what you need to know if you are interested in working in intelligence.
July 18, 2011

Tags: pay and benefits , intelligence , Intelligence and National Security Alliance , Ellen McCarthy , cybersecurity , analysis , information technology , security , acquisition , joint duty , Bob Leins , For Your Benefit

Monday - 07/18/2011, 09:39pm EDT

Still Time To Be Really, Really Stupid!

Would you like a 180 day leave of absence from your federal duties? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it's easy to qualify but you must act within the next 7 or 8 days.

Tags: Hatch Act , USPS , layoff , buyout , WUYD , teenage , intelligence

Tuesday - 10/28/2008, 04:00am EDT

Lockheed to fly intel blimps over Afghanistan

The Army contract calls for 29 blimp-like vehicles that will carry sophisticated surveillance equipment above the terrain of Afghanistan for constant intelligence.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Lockheed Martin , Army , contracting , industry , intelligence

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 09:40am EDT
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