May 1998 Intelligence News
- STATEMENT BY THE DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE GEORGE J. TENET ON THE PASSING OF SENATOR BARRY M. GOLDWATER -- 29 May 1998
- CHINA / TAIWAN SPYING Voice of America 29 May 1998 -- TAIWAN IS DENYING THAT FOUR TAIWANESE BUSINESSMEN ARRESTED BY CHINESE AUTHORITIES FOR ESPIONAGE ARE LINKED TO TAIPEI'S INTELLIGENCE BUREAU.
- MEXICO - US DRUGS Voice of America 28 May 1998 --
MEXICAN FOREIGN MINISTER ROSARIO GREEN SAYS HER GOVERNMENT IS PREPARING A NEW LAW THAT WOULD PUNISH THE UNITED STATES IF IT VIOLATES MEXICAN SOVEREIGNTY AGAIN.
- Cope Thunder integrates space into its warfighting
: May 28, 1998 (AFNS) Air Force leadership has made it a priority to integrate space capabilities into all Air Force operations. Cope Thunder is no exception.
- Special operations commander outlines future threats : May 27, 1998 (AFNS) -- More Chechnyas. If a military strategist needed to look at a good model for the typical future conflict, the war torn republic of Chechnya comes to mind, said Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, U.S. Special Operations Command commander in chief.
- Combat Talon II crew receives Mackay Trophy
: May 27, 1998 (AFNS) -- An Air Force Special Operations Command MC-130H Combat Talon II crew will receive the Mackay Trophy for rescuing 56 people from destruction and civil war in the Republic of the Congo last year.
- DoD News Briefing Tuesday, May 26, 1998 --
In Colombia, we have had JCET programs going on for several years, but it's actually a relatively small part of our overall military involvement in Colombia. In the current fiscal year, which is fiscal 1998, we plan to have six JCET missions in Colombia involving
32 people -- a total of 32 people and six missions. That is dwarfed by our counter-narcotics program in Colombia which will involve 18 separate deployments involving 252 people in Colombia.
- DoD News Briefing Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Southern Command, Tuesday, May 26, 1998 -- We conduct a variety of missions in Columbia, all of which are strictly in accordance with the current policy with our military-to-military (inaudible), all of these strictly conform with U.S. policy. Our military activities in Columbia receive closer scrutiny than any other country in the SOUTHCOM AOR.
- ANTI-DRUG EFFORTS: OPERATION CASABLANCA--WHAT WERE U.S. MOTIVES? USIA Foreign Media Reaction Report -- May 26, 1998 -- Observers in Latin America and Italy commented on Washington's announcement of the culmination of a three-year undercover operation that resulted in the indictment of officials from 12 of Mexico's biggest banks, accused of laundering drug money for the Mexican Juarez and Colombian Cali cartels. Perhaps not surprisingly, the investigation--dubbed "Operation Casablanca"--prompted a big wave of critical commentary in the Mexican press.
- OPERATION CASABLANCA ARRAIGNMENTS Voice of America 26 May 1998 -- THIRTEEN PEOPLE HAVE PLEADED INNOCENT TO CHARGES OF LAUNDERING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR LATIN AMERICAN DRUG CARTELS. THE PLEAS CAME IN THE FIRST ARRAIGNMENTS IN "OPERATION CASABLANCA."
- FREEMEN TRIAL Voice of America 26 May 1998 --
A FEDERAL COURT TRIAL BEGINS WEDNESDAY IN MONTANA FOR LEADERS OF AN ANTI-GOVERNMENT GROUP KNOWN AS THE MONTANA FREEMEN. FOURTEEN MEMBERS OF THE GROUP WERE ARRESTED TWO YEARS AGO, AFTER AN 81-DAY STANDOFF WITH FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS.
- U-S MILITARY / COLOMBIA Voice of America 26 May 1998 -- THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE U-S ARMED FORCES SOUTHERN COMMAND SAYS THE PENTAGON OPERATES TWO MILITARY PROGRAMS IN COLOMBIA. ONE INSTRUCTS COLOMBIAN FORCES IN ANTI-DRUG TACTICS; THE OTHER SERVES TO TRAIN ELITE U-S TROOPS THAT SPECIALIZE IN POTENTIAL OPERATIONS IN LATIN AMERICA.
- U-S FORCES COLOMBIA Voice of America 26 May 1998 --
A SENIOR U-S DEFENSE OFFICIAL SAYS ELITE U-S TROOPS HAVE CONDUCTED TRAINING EXERCISES IN COLOMBIA WITH UNITS THAT BATTLE BOTH DRUG TRAFFICKERS AND LEFTIST GUERRILLAS.
- TREASURY NAMES FRONTS FOR THE COLOMBIAN DRUG CARTELS May 26, 1998 -- The Treasury Department announced today it had added the names of fronts for two of Colombia's leading drug traffickers to the department's list of Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers (SDNT).
- JAPAN / SUBWAY ATTACK SENTENCE Voice of America 26 May 1998 -- THE FIRST PERSON TO BE CONVICTED OF THE RELEASE BY THE AUM SHINRI KYO SECT OF POISON GAS ON TOKYO'S SUBWAY SYSTEM THREE YEARS AGO HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON.
- Is America Losing the Cold War in Cyber-Space? By
Brigadier General Robert F. Behler, Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems, United States Strategic Command Federal Computer Week MAY 25, 1998 -- In the cyber-world, a digital enemy can bypass our military and take down what is near and dear to the United States. Destroying our critical national infrastructure such as automated power plants, stock markets and transportation systems could disable this nation without firing a shot.
- Why The Sky Spies Missed The Desert Blasts By DOUGLAS WALLER Time May 25, 1998
.... fast service doesn't happen "if your consumers aren't asking for it," says John Pike, an intelligence analyst at the Federation of American Scientists. Satellite photos taken of the
site six hours before the blasts finally revealed clear evidence of the preparations. They were beamed back to the National Imagery and Mapping Agency in Fairfax, Va. But the agency was on a
routine schedule for processing photos from India.
- CIA Chief Cited Loss Of Agency's Capabilities By Walter Pincus Washington Post Monday, May 25, 1998; Page A04 " Tenet, in laying out his priorities for the future, noted that recruitment of operations officers had slowed in the early 1990s and that more experienced
case officers who had come in during the hiring bulge of the 1970s and early 1980s were taking advantage of early retirement packages.... What is not widely known or publicized, according to one retired senior clandestine officer, is that "there are never more than 10 to 15 major espionage operations going on at any one time around the world, and fewer recently."... Tenet said CIA intelligence analysts were being "overwhelmed" by a flood of data from technical, historical and human sources that he estimated as 10 times the volume of a decade ago."
- UN / TORTURE Voice of America 22 May 1998
UNITED NATIONS EXPERTS HAVE ACCUSED ISRAEL OF ROUTINELY USING TORTURE IN INTERROGATING PALESTINIAN PRISONERS AND HAVE CALLED ON THE NETANYAHU GOVERNMENT TO IMMEDIATELY END THE
- [EXCERPTS] REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY COMMENCEMENT May 22, 1998 "As we approach the 21st century, our foes have extended
the fields of battle -- from physical space to cyberspace; from the world's vast bodies of water to the complex workings of our own human bodies. Rather than invading our beaches or launching bombers, these adversaries may attempt cyberattacks against our critical military
systems and our economic base. Or they may deploy compact and relatively cheap weapons of mass destruction -- not just nuclear, but also chemical or biological, to use disease as a weapon of war. Sometimes the terrorists and criminals act alone. But increasingly, they are interconnected, and sometimes supported by hostile countries."
- PRESS BRIEFING BY RICHARD CLARKE, NATIONAL COORDINATOR FOR SECURITY, INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION, AND COUNTER-TERRORISM; AND JEFFREY HUNKER, DIRECTOR OF THE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE ASSURANCE OFFICE May 22, 1998
- Secretary Daley Appoints Deputy as Director for National Program To Protect the Nation Against Physical and Cyber Threats United States Department Of Commerce Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office May 22, 1998 - Following President Clinton's signing of a new policy designed to protect the nation's critical
infrastructures from physical and cyber threats, Secretary of Commerce William Daley named Jeffrey A. Hunker to serve as Director of the national Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office (CIAO).
- [EXCERPTS] DoD News Briefing Thursday, May 21, 1998 -- The Iranian Resistance representatives here in Washington said they're confident that the orders for Khobar were given in Tehran at the highest levels of that government.
- SAUDI/BOMBING Voice of America - 21 May 1998 -
A TOP SAUDI ARABIAN OFFICIAL SAYS HIS GOVERNMENT HAS RULED OUT FOREIGN INVOLVEMENT IN A 1996 TERRORIST ATTACK IN THE KINGDOM THAT LEFT 19 UNITED STATES SERVICEMEN DEAD.
- U-S DOLLAR/BILL Voice of America - 21 May 1998 -
(L-ONLY) THE 20 DOLLAR BILL IS GETTING A NEW LOOK TO PREVENT COUNTERFEITING.
- [EXCERPTS] U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing - 21 May 1998 - COLOMBIA Intelligence Brigade Disbanded / US Visas Revoked for Military Officers FARC Ltr to US re Kidnapped AmCits & Drug Trafficking / Plans to Involve UN in Peace Process
- CHINA-BURMA-INDIA INTELLIGENCE Voice of America - 21 May 1998 - CHINA IS DEVELOPING A PRESENCE ON ISLANDS OFF BURMA FOR ACCESS TO THE INDIAN OCEAN. INDIAN DEFENSE MINISTER GEORGE FERNANDES SAID A MASSIVE ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE ESTABLISHMENT TO MONITOR INDIA HAS BEEN BUILT BY CHINA ON BURMA'S COCO ISLANDS.
- U.S. COMMENDS COLOMBIAN DECISION TO RESTRUCTURE MILITARY - May 21, 1998 - By Eric Green USIA -- The United States commends Colombia's decision to restructure its military, but has repeated its call for the Colombian government to investigate all reported human rights abuses in that country, says State Department spokesman James Rubin.
- ARGENTINA / IRAN UPDATE Voice of America - 20 May 1998 - ARGENTINA HAS TIGHTENED SECURITY, BRACING FOR POSSIBLE TERRORIST ACTS TRIGGERED BY THE DIPLOMATIC CRISIS WITH IRAN.
- U.S. TREASURY AND FEDERAL RESERVE INTRODUCE NEW $20 BILL May 20, 1998 -- Redesigned note is latest in series to add anti-counterfeiting features.
- OPERATION CASABLANCA CONTINUES ITS SWEEP
May 20, 1998 -- The Treasury and Justice Departments today announced additional arrests in Operation Casablanca, the largest drug money laundering case in U.S. history.
- Argentine Computer Hacker Agrees to Waive Extradition and Returns to Plead Guilty to Felony Charges in Boston May 19, 1998 -- The Argentine computer hacker who was tracked down with the aid of the first court-ordered wiretap of a computer network has returned voluntarily to the United States and is expected to plead guilty to illegal wiretapping and computer crime felonies.
- GSS DEFENDS METHODS AS VITAL TO SECURITY ISRAEL LINE TUESDAY, MAY 19, 1998 -- The General Security Services revealed information on Monday indicating that several attempts to kidnap Israeli dignitaries from the political, judicial, academic and media establishments have been foiled during the last year.
- Titan Corporation Announces Recent Awards
From U.S. Army Totaling Approximately $20 Million (May 19, 1998) -- The Titan Corporation (NYSE:TTN) today announced that it has been awarded a new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Contract from the U.S. Army, as well as additional work under an existing contract, to support the Modernized Imagery Exploitation Systems (MIES).
- MEXICO / DRUG ARRESTS 19 May 1998 Voice of America
THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT SAYS IT IS COOPERATING FULLY WITH A U-S INVESTIGATION OF AN INTERNATIONAL MONEY-LAUNDERING RING INVOLVING BANKS AND A DRUG CARTEL BASED IN MEXICO -- THE BIGGEST CASE OF ITS KIND EVER LAUNCHED BY THE UNITED STATES.
- STATEMENT OF UNDER SECRETARY FOR ENFORCEMENT RAYMOND KELLY May 18, 1998 -- I am pleased to be here to share with you the results of Operation Casablanca.
- U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE TAKES DOWN MAJOR DRUG TRAFFICKERS, CORRUPT BANKS AND BANKERS IN LARGEST DRUG MONEY LAUNDERING CASE EVER May 18, 1998 -- The first time in which Mexican banks and bank officials have been directly linked to laundering the Cali and Juarez cartels' U.S. drug profits.
- A lack of intelligence MELVIN A. GOODMAN: Christian Science Monitor (May 18, 1998)
The Indian fiasco has exposed the three major deficiencies evident at the CIA for the past several years: politicization, bureaucratization, and a fundamental misunderstanding of
the proper interaction between intelligence and policymaking. High US policymakers, like UN Ambassador Bill Richardson and Assistant Secretary of State Inderfurth, did not expect
nuclear testing by India, and US intelligence officials consequently assigned a low priority to problems on the subcontinent.
- CLINTON STATEMENT ON SMASHING OF MONEY-LAUNDERING RING 18 May 1998 -- President Clinton says the federal government indictments handed down against participants in a major drug money-laundering scheme "send a clear message" to those who finance drug operations that they "will not escape the long arm of our nation's law enforcement."
- TEXT: U.S.-EU DECLARATION ON COUNTERTERRORISM
18 MAY 1998 -- The White House released a U.S.-European Union joint
statement on counter-terrorism May 18, following the U.S.-EU summit.
- India evaded sypsats? 18 May 1998 --
(Allen Thomson) -- There have been several explanations offered as to why the US missed signs that the Indians were going to conduct nuclear tests on May 11, ranging from dereliction of duty on the part of people in Washington to a masterful Indian denial and deception (D&D) program. As has been true since at least September 1996, the US satellite constellation seems curiously out of tune. That is, long gaps exist, and "good" (high elevation) passes
appear to be unnecessarily bunched up.
- From Space, They Say, They Will Be Able To Strike Targets Anywhere On Earth Almost Instantaneously By William Matthews -- Air Force Times May 18, 1998 Pg. 12 -- Low-tech countermeasures to high-tech capabilities should be a prime worry for the United States, warned John Pike of the Federation of American Scientists. A truck bomb could disable a U.S. satellite control center. An Army center located along a busy highway at Fort Belvoir just south of Washington, D.C., is particularly susceptible, he said.
- India able to evade satellites John Diamond Associated Press 17 May 1998 - CIA intelligence was good, but deception was better, says nuclear researcher "These guys don't always look at every picture that's taken," said John Pike of the Federation of American Scientists, a CIA watchdog group. "The system acquires significantly more imagery for archival purposes than is immediately exploited."
- Global Intelligence Forum Golden Candle Award 17 May 1998 -- Global Intelligence Forum-the international gathering of spies and intelligence analysts-announces five Golden Candle Award recipients for 1998. The Award was established in 1992 to
recognize individuals and organizations with superior understanding of open sources, systems, and services such as to contribute significantly to the revitalization of the global all-source intelligence community largely reliant on spies and satellites but not on schoolboys and open sources.
- CIA searching for answers behind its India-Nuclear failure 16 May 1998 - Associated Press Part of the problem, and one the Jeremiah panel will examine, lies in the complexity of the U.S. intelligence bureaucracy.
- PRESS BRIEFING BY NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR SANDY BERGER AND
DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INTERNATIONAL CRIME, NARCOTICS, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT JONATHAN WINER 16 May 1998
- Unmanned aerial vehicles demonstrated, tested
by Chuck Wullenjohn (Army News Service, May 15, 1998) Flights of two VTOL UAV prototypes, the CL-327 "Guardian," and the "Eagle Eye" are conducted at "site eight" at Yuma Proving Ground, where a great deal of VTOL UAV development testing is taking place.
- [EXCERPTS] U.S. Department of State Daily Press Briefing 15 May 1998 -- ISRAEL Jonathan Pollard's Deportation or Extradition / Clemency Denied
ILSA No Decision on Sanctions Against Total and Gazprom / Topic for Economic & EU Summits
Israeli Lobby Against A Waiver IRAN Cultural Exchanges with US / Visas COLOMBIA US Denies Visas to Military / Review of Visa Status FARC Denies Kidnapping AmCit New TribesMissionaries NICARAGUA President's Visit to US / Use of Plane Owned by Drug Traffickers
- CIA ON THE ENVIRONMENT Voice of America - 14 May 1998 --
TERRY FLANNERY WORKS AT THE C-I-A ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER. HE RECENTLY TOLD A HUMANITARIAN AID CONFERENCE IN CALIFORNIA THAT MANY THREATS TO WORLD PEACE TODAY ARE A RESULT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS.
- NICHOLS SENTENCE Voice of America - 14 May 1998 --
A SENTENCING DATE IN THREE WEEKS HAS BEEN SET FOR TERRY NICHOLS WHO WAS CONVICTED OF CO-CONSPIRING TO BOMB THE OKLAHOMA CITY FEDERAL BUILDING.
- CAQ Purges Workers May 14, 1998 -- Last week the publishers fired the entire staff on payroll at CAQ (CovertAction Quarterly), a prize winning magazine of
- Will facility monitor U.S. missile test flights? 13 May 1998 -- Inside Missile Defense May 13, 1998 Pg. 5 -- Observers Say Tarawa Tracking Station Expands Chinese Eavesdropping -- The People's Republic of China completed construction of a satellite tracking station last fall on Tarawa Island, part of the Pacific island nation of Kiribati. While China has insisted the station is simply part of its commercial space tracking and command system, independent observers believe the facility may be used to monitor U.S. missile tests conducted at Kwajalein Missile Test Range.
- DOD ANNOUNCES REORGANIZATION OF C3I OFFICE May 13, 1998 -- The Department of Defense today announced the reorganization of its headquarters element overseeing command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I) functions.
- POLLARD THANKS GOVERNMENT FOR RECOGNIZING HIM AS AGENT
ISRAEL LINE WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1998 -- Jonathan Pollard, the American imprisoned in the United States for spying on behalf of Israel, thanked the Government of Israel for its decision on Monday to recognize him as an Israeli agent.
- GOVERNMENT ACKNOWLEDGES SPONSORSHIP OF POLLARD ACTIVITY
ISRAEL LINE TUESDAY, MAY 12, 1998 -- Israel acknowledged for the first time on Monday that convicted spy Jonathan Pollard was "an Israeli agent."
- PRESS BRIEFING ON INTERNATIONAL CRIME BY
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY JAMES JOHNSON,
DEPUTY ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK RICHARD, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE JONATHAN WIENER, AND NSC DIRECTOR FOR GLOBAL ISSUES, FRED ROSA May 12, 1998
- PRESS BRIEFING ON INTERNATIONAL CRIME BY
DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY JAMES JOHNSON,
DEPUTY ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK RICHARD, DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE JONATHAN WIENER, AND NSC DIRECTOR FOR GLOBAL ISSUES, FRED ROSA - 12 May 1998 -
- REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON INTERNATIONAL CRIME ENFORCEMENT - 12 May 1998
- SEN. SHELBY COMMENTS ON "COLOSSAL INTELLIGENCE FAILURE OF THE DECADE" May 12, 1998
- Indian Nuclear Testing - 12 May 1998 - CIA Press Release Questions have arisen regarding the intelligence collection and analysis concerning Indian nuclear testing. It is apparent that the Indians went to some lengths to conceal their activities and intentions. DCI Tenet has asked Admiral David Jeremiah, USN (Ret) to lead an Intelligence Community team to assess the Indian nuclear testing issue and report his findings within the next ten days.
- India blasts take U.S. intelligence by surprise - The Washington Times 12 May 1998 - U.S. intelligence agencies failed to detect any signs that India was preparing for the underground nuclear weapons blasts carried
out yesterday and were embarrassed by New Delhi's extensive efforts to hide the tests.
- RU-8D Dedication at Ft. Meade Dennis Buley - 12 May 1998 -- Plaques were unveiled that describe the RU-8D and name the thirteen KIA. LTG Minihan, USAF, DIRNSA/CSS spoke and mentioned ASA several times. He was followed by LTG Claudia Kennedy, USA DCSINT, who was followed by MG Thomas, CG INSCOM. All spoke very highly of "The Silent Warriors" who flew alone, unarmed and unafraid to accomplish missions that
were important to US national interests.
- Security questionnaire goes on-line - 12 May 1998 -
(Army News Service) -- Through the AR-PERSCOM site on the World Wide Web, the Security Office has a link offering reservists the opportunity to download, complete, and transmit the Electronic Personnel Security Questionnaire/ Standard Form 86 directly to the Security
- ANTI-DRUG EFFORTS: SUPPORT FOR 'MULTILATERAL' CERTIFICATION USIA Foreign Media Reaction Report - 12 May 1998 -- Observers in Latin America, Asia and Africa continued to criticize the annual U.S. legislative process which evaluates the anti-drug efforts made by major drug-producing and -trafficking countries. A number of opinionmakers viewed favorably last week's meeting at the Organization of American States to begin work on forming a mechanism for a multilateral evaluation system to judge member nations' anti-drug efforts.
- Indian Nuclear Testing CIA Press Release -- 12 May 1998 -- DCI Tenet has asked Admiral David Jeremiah, USN (Ret), former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to lead an Intelligence Community team to assess the Indian nuclear testing issue and report his findings within the next ten days.
- A MAJOR INTELLIGENCE FAILURE by John Pike - 11 May 1998 - The Indian nuclear weapons tests represent a major intelligence failure. The US Government had no advance indication that the tests would take place, and as of Monday afternoon the National
Security Advisor did not even have independent confirmation that the tests had taken place.
- Are NASA computers safe from hackers? USA Today 05/11/98
Agents from the National Security Agency will try to break into NASA's computers to determine whether the space agency can fend off cyber-intruders John Pike of the Federation of American Scientists, a veteran observer of both NASA and the intelligence community, said that
the NASA test breaks new ground and bears close watching.
- U.S. Agency to `Hack' NASA Computer
WASHINGTON (AP) Saturday, May 9, 1998; Agents from the National Security
Agency will try to break into NASA's computers to determine whether the space agency can fend off cyber-intruders who could threaten launch-control and other critical operations, the trade publication Defense Week reports.
- National Reconnaissance Office Satellite Successfully Launched -- 8 May 1998 -- A National Reconnaissance Office satellite was successfully launched aboard a Titan IV/B-25 rocket from Space launch Complex 40 here today.
- FBI National Press Office Release Federal Bureau of Investigation -- May 7, 1998 -- FBI Director Louis J. Freeh will travel next week to South America for unprecedented meetings with senior government officials in five South American nations to discuss enhanced cooperative efforts against major crime problems.
- The Iraqi Detainees in California Iraq News 07 May 1998 -- The CIA effort in Iraq, which collapsed in Aug 96, when Saddam's Republican Guards were allowed to attack Irbil while Clinton was on the campaign trail, was likened, in the aftermath of the debacle, to the Bay of Pigs. Part of the administration, and agency's, response has been to blame the victim. Hence the fate of these individuals.
- SECRETARY COHEN FORWARDS CUBAN THREAT ASSESSMENT TO CONGRESS May 6, 1998
- CUBAN THREAT ASSESSMENT Text of Transmittal Letter May 6, 1998
- The Cuban Threat to U.S. National Security Defense Intelligence Agency, May 6, 1998 - Report prepared by the Defense Intelligence Agency in coordination with the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State Bureau of Intelligence and Research, the National Security Agency, and the United States Southern Command Joint Intelligence Center pursuant to Section 1228 of Public Law No. 105-85, 111 Stat. 1943-44, November 18,1997
- PENTAGON / CUBA 06 May 1998 - Voice of America -- U-S MILITARY AND INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS SAY CUBA NO LONGER POSES A THREAT TO THE UNITED STATES OR CUBA'S OTHER NEIGHBORS.
- OAS DRUG GROUP 05 May 1998 - Voice of America --
A WORKING GROUP OF THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES SAYS IT IS CHARTING AMBITIOUS NEW GROUND BY TRYING TO DEVISE A MECHANISM TO EVALUATE THE HEMISPHERE WIDE WAR ON DRUGS.
- CUBAN EXILE INVESTIGATION 05 May 1998 - Voice of America -- FEDERAL AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING WHETHER THE LEADERS OF AN INFLUENTIAL CUBAN-EXILE ORGANIZATION IN MIAMI WERE INVOLVED IN A PLOT TO ASSASSINATE CUBAN PRESIDENT FIDEL CASTRO LAST NOVEMBER.
- URBAN WARFARE TRAINING 05 May 1998 - Voice of America -- THE U-S MARINES ARE VISITING SEVERAL U-S CITIES DURING THE NEXT TWO YEARS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT FIGHTING ON WHAT THEY CALL THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE FUTURE: THE WORLD'S BIG CITIES.
- PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES L. BRITT SNIDER AS INSPECTOR GENERAL OF THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 05 May 1998 - THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary
- OAS / DRUG ABUSE 04 May 1998 - Voice of America --
DRUG CONTROL EFFORTS THROUGHOUT THE AMERICAS IS THE FOCUS OF A TWO DAY SESSION AT THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES.
- UNABOMBER SENTENCED 04 May 1998 - Voice of America -- IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, A FORMER MATHEMATICS PROFESSOR HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR MASTERMINDING THE "UNABOMBER" CAMPAIGN THAT KILLED THREE PEOPLE AND SERIOUSLY INJURED TWO OTHERS.
- Noncommissioned officer earns defense intelligence award Released: May 1, 1998 (AFNS) -- An instructor at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, has been named Department of Defense General Intelligence Training System's 1997 Instructor of the Year.
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