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Secrecy and Security News
Newer News: August 2002
- Homeland Secrecy, San Francisco Chronicle (editorial), July 30. "Congress should not allow the Bush administration to shroud a new federal agency in secrecy."
- CIA Expert: Leaks of Classified Information Must Stop, by Dave Eberhart, NewsMax.com (via The Memory Hole), July 27. "We’ve got to do whatever it takes – if it takes sending SWAT teams into journalists’ homes – to stop these leaks."
- Secretary Rumsfeld Comments on Leak Investigation, at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, July 25. "I hope that the FBI will decide that this is something that they do want to participate in."
- Amendment Approved in Senate to Limit Scope of FOIA Exemption for Homeland Security, press release from office of Sen. Leahy, July 25.
- House Set to OK Intelligence Funding, by Ken Guggenheim, Associated Press, July 24. "With some of its members openly apprehensive, the House is ready to take up President Bush's demand for more spending on intelligence gathering."
- Rumsfeld on Leaks, Pentagon press briefing (excerpts), July 22. "I am old-fashioned. I think that anyone who has a position where they touch a war plan has an obligation to not leak it to the press or anybody else, because it kills people."
- The Spy Who Reads Your Meter, by Jennifer Bauduy, TomPaine.com, July 22. "Civil-liberties groups say the TIPS government informant operation harkens back to George Orwell's 1984."
- State Department Comments on Its Detention of a Reporter with Classified Document, press briefing, July 18. "I have to make clear, people don't wander out of this building with classified material if we can stop them."
- DOE: Proposed Human Reliability Program, Federal Register, July 17. "DOE proposes to establish a Human Reliability Program that would consolidate its Personnel Security Assurance Program (PSAP) and Personnel Assurance Program (PAP)."
- CDC: Preliminary Guidance for Notification of Possession of Select Agents, Federal Register, July 12. Forms for reporting possession of specified biological agents and toxins.
- How Not to Fix U.S. Counterintelligence, by Vernon Loeb, Washington Post, July 1. "Steven Aftergood of the Federation of American Scientists is back in court, trying yet again to win disclosure of the intelligence community's total spending for the current fiscal year."
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