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Newer News: March 2003
- Pentagon Rules on "Embedding" Media During Military Operations, guidance, policies and procedures for possible future operations or deployments, February 2003.
- Pentagon Press Briefing on "Embedding" Journalists in Military Units, February 27.
- Richard Clarke's Legacy of Miscalculation by George Smith, Security Focus, February 17. "The outgoing cybersecurity czar will be remembered for his steadfast belief in the danger of Internet attacks, even while genuine threats developed elsewhere."
- Statement on Scientific Publication and Security, issued by science journal editors, February 15. "There is information that, although we cannot now capture it with lists or definitions, presents enough risk of use by terrorists that it should not be published."
- Taking It Up a Level by Noah Schachtman, TechCentralStation.com, February 10. "The Bush administration has raised its terror threat level to orange, the second-highest ranking. Too bad it doesn't mean a whole lot to national defense, experts say."
- NASA’S Nuclear Prometheus Project Viewed as Major Paradigm Shift by Leonard David, Space.com, February 7. "In the months ahead, as NASA moves forward on the Prometheus effort, openness and transparency must be the watchwords, said Steven Aftergood of the Project on Government Secrecy within the Federation of American Scientists."
- Telling Secrets: Not Just What, but How by Dana Priest, Washington Post, February 6. "Never had the U.S. government disclosed as much sensitive, recent intelligence as Secretary of State Colin L. Powell did yesterday when he released surreptitiously intercepted calls between Iraqi officials and information supplied by Iraqi informants apparently close to Saddam Hussein."
- Spy in the sky good enough for most experts on the ground by Stuart Miller, The Guardian, February 6. "Last night, satellite imaging and chemical weapons experts agreed that while the images might not have been as conclusive as the photographs that proved the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba in 1963, they offered compelling evidence of Iraq's failure to cooperate with the UN."
- Responsive NASA a role reversal from '86 Challenger explosion: Agency seems to realize its future is at stake by Keay Davidson, San Francisco Chronicle, February 5. "NASA's surprising openness about its investigation into the space shuttle disaster suggests a sea change in space agency culture, one that contrasts dramatically with its evasive, sluggish conduct after the shuttle Challenger explosion in 1986."
Older News: January 2003
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