August 2003 Intelligence News
Newer News: September 2003
- CIA's first post 9-11 spy class graduates by John Lumpkin, Associated Press, August 20. "The CIA, looking to double its ranks of clandestine operatives, has graduated the largest class of new officers in the agency's history."
- FBI Statement Regarding the Inspector General's Report on Robert Hanssen, news release, August 14. "The FBI has already taken significant strides in many of the areas identified by the Inspector General."
- DoD Press Briefing: Excerpt on Proposal to Require Presidential Findings for Special Ops, August 13. "It would clearly not be helpful for any kind of additional restrictions to be placed on the ability to engage in the global war on terrorism."
- Blown Cover by David Ballingrud, St. Petersburg Times, August 10. "Anonymous officials in the Bush administration, Wilson said in an interview last week, have managed to damage or even endanger his wife, compromise national security and perhaps break the law - all at the same time."
- HPSCI Democrats Urge Further Declassification of 9/11 Report, news release from Rep. Jane Harman, August 7. "We agree with a growing number of our colleagues in the House and Senate that there is a compelling national interest in releasing more of Part IV, and that doing so will not compromise important intelligence activities."
- The Truth About Polygraphs by Charles P. Pierce, Boston Globe, August 3. "A National Academy of Sciences study validates long-held doubts about the reliability of polygraphs. So why does the government still rely on them to screen applicants for jobs?"
- Senators Appeal Decision to Keep the 9/11 Report's 28 Pages Classified, news release from Sen. Charles Schumer, August 1. "It's clear to me that the support for making this material public is growing by the day," Schumer said. "We've gotten 46 people on this letter and there are two other Senators who have called for the public disclosure of this material."
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