Secrecy and Security News
Newer News: December 2012
- Lights Out by Douglas Birch, Foreign Policy, November 14. "A well-planned attack by terrorists could cut electric power to large regions of the country for weeks or months, cost hundreds of billions of dollars, and cause thousands of deaths during heat waves and cold snaps, says a newly-declassified report by the National Research Council."
- Obama: Transparently Disappointing by Mike Riggs, Reason, December 12. "The president has fallen far short of promises to establish 'an unprecedented level of openness in government'."
- 5 Questions About the CIA Sex Scandal, RIA Novosti, November 14. "As details emerge, the case has spawned a range of questions concerning the possible repercussions for Petraeus, the security of electronic communications, and the progression of the investigation."
- 6 lingering questions about the exit of Gen. David Petraeus by Edward-Isaac Dovere and Josh Gerstein, Politico, November 10. "Resignations over scandals often raise more questions than they answer, and that's true of Gen. David Petraeus's abrupt exit from the Central Intelligence Agency."
- Ex-General and CIA chief David Petraeus, citing "poor judgment," quits over extramarital affair by Bryan Bender, Boston Globe, November 9. "CIA Director and retired Army General David H. Petraeus, the accomplished battlefield commander credited with turning around American fortunes in Iraq before retooling the military strategy in Afghanistan, resigned in disgrace on Friday after admitting to an extramarital affair that some experts suggested could have compromised national security."
Older News: October 2012