Posts Tagged: intelligence
Intelligence is still being fixed around policy, but this time about the Islamic State, not Iraq.
Americans are trading away their privacy, civil liberties, and billions of tax dollars for an intelligence complex that never seems to know what's going on in the world.
The capture of CIA sources in Beirut represents a coup for Hezbollah.
An idea for a new CIA-based reality show.
Someday we might have a Muslim president of the United States. In the meantime, I'm hoping for a president who's not afraid of appearing weak.
Unchecked growth in intelligence agencies raises troubling questions and even affects how we interact with neighbors.
Unchecked growth in intelligence agencies even affects how those who live near them interact with neighbors.
If we ask some hard questions about the means and ends of intelligence-gathering, perhaps we might discover that all this spycraft is as overrated on our side as on theirs.
James Clapper, Obama's choice to head up national intelligence, has extensive ties to private intelligence outfits and the policies of the previous administration.
The CIA's involvement in targeting drug traffickers in Peru and terrorists in Pakistan shares a similar lack of accountability.