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Trump is right to want changes to the intelligence community

Steven A. Cash, President-elect Donald Trump has indicated that he intends to dramatically downsize the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He would be right to do so. Even before the attacks of Sept, 11, 2001, there was concern that the structure of the U.S. intelligence community was fundamentally flawed. A single person, by

Top U.S. spy agency has not embraced CIA assessment on Russia hacking

The overseers of the U.S. intelligence community have not embraced a CIA assessment that Russian cyber attacks were aimed at helping Republican President-elect Donald Trump win the 2016 election, three American officials said on Monday. While the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) does not dispute the CIA’s analysis of Russian hacking operations,

GITMO Terrorists Go Back to Jihad

Alicia Hesse, At least two more former detainees rejoin militant groups. Two more detainees released from the Guantanamo Bay detention center in the first half of the year have rejoined militant groups, the White House announced Wednesday. While President Obama slowly inched toward his goal of shutting down the U.S. detention center in Cuba holding

Intelligence employees, current and past, barred from citing news leaks

Order comes amid steady stream of disclosures from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden The Obama administration is barring current employees and contractors, as well as former workers at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence from addressing leaked media material. The revelation of the edict, first disclosed by Secrecy News, means that those working for the