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Secrecy and Security News
Newer News: July 2002
- The conundrum: share with public, but not terrorists by Bill Adair, St Petersburg Times, June 27. "As a government committee sifts through Top Secret documents, it faces the dicey task of balancing the country's right to know with the danger of who might find out."
- Burn, pulverize or shred, but make sure it's destroyed by Bill Adair, St Petersburg Times, June 27. "The government's rules about secrecy sound like they came from the old TV show Get Smart."
- Tight Security Makes Sense, by Pete Aldridge, USA Today, June 26. "What could be a more appropriate time to tighten security? Doing so is sensible, not sinister."
- Pentagon News Briefing: Excerpts on Missile Defense Secrecy, June 25. "In my view, this was the proper time to start classifying those details."
- Justice Leak Probe Gets Underway, by Damon Chappie, Roll Call, June 24. "The decision to ask the Justice Department to investigate whether someone on Capitol Hill leaked classified material raises thorny constitutional questions about the oversight checks between the two branches of government, experts said last week."
- Coded warnings became clear only in light of Sept. 11 attacks, by Scott Shane and Ariel Sabar, Baltimore Sun, June 21. "Experts defend NSA for failure to interpret 2 key al-Qaida intercepts."
- Security Leak Inquiry Sought, by Dan Adair, St. Petersburg Times, June 21. "Officials want to know who told the media about two Arabic messages that were intercepted September 10."
- White House Briefing: Excerpts on the Leaks of NSA Material, June 20. "The President was deeply concerned about these leaks. We do not know who did it. The President earlier today asked the Vice President to call the chairmen of the committees who are doing the investigation."
- Super-shy spy agency sheds silence to secure U.S. secrets, by Ariel Sabar, Baltimore Sun, June 18. "Loose lips can still sink ships, NSA warns in ads echoing World War II era."
- Army Web Sites Expose Security Data, BBC News, June 18. "US Army websites have been criticised for publishing potentially sensitive information that could be of use to terrorists."
- Bush Wants to Ban Spy Plane Tech, by Noah Shachtman, Wired News, June 17. "The Bush administration is pushing to change the international agreement that controls the sale of ballistic missiles to make sure UAV technologies are included."
- Open-Government Advovate Sues CIA, by John Lumpkin, Associated Press, June 12. "An open-government advocate sued the CIA on Wednesday to get the government to disclose how much money it is spending on intelligence operations this year."
- Intelligence chairmen draw praise for integrity, by Kathy Kiely, USA Today, June 5. "I have not seen either of them stand up and take a position that is at odds with the intelligence community," says Steven Aftergood, who monitors government secrecy for the Federation of American Scientists.
- Critics say senator wrong for 9/11 probe: Graham called too close to agencies, by Jill Zuckman, Chicago Tribune, June 2. "The intelligence committees are themselves complicit in the intelligence bureaucracy that we have today," Aftergood said.
- Congress puts spy network on trial, by Tamara Lytle, Orlando Sentinel, June 2. "A special congressional committee led by two Florida lawmakers will spend months poring over reams of evidence."
- Top Secret, Sometimes, The American Prospect, June 17. "Despite the best efforts of this most secretive administration, the classified part of the budget is hard to conceal."
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