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Marcus Baram

Intelligence Director: Iran Covertly Supplying Arms To Taliban, CIA Closely Tracking Global Economic Crisis | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the body count rises for U.S. troops in Afghanistan - four Marines were killed by a roadside bomb on Thursday, making August on track to be one of ...

Speaking Truth to Intelligence

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

Cleaning out our stable of intelligence officials is a Herculean task. We are lucky to have men like Dennis Blair and Leon Panetta willing to sacrifice for the good of the nation.

Regarding Panetta: Let's Not Forget About Gates

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Placing an inexperienced person like Leon Panetta at CIA for his clean hands and "managerial expertise" will cost lives on the day of the next domestic terrorist attack.

Top Intelligence Picks a No-Win for Obama

Tim Shorrock and Frank Naif | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim Shorrock and Frank Naif

The Obama transition team's highly anticipated announcement of its new national security lineup has telling omissions: there's no Director of National Intelligence or CIA Director.

Seth Colter Walls

Ex-CIA Analysts: McLaughlin Being Considered For Top Intel Post | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two recently retired CIA analysts have told the Huffington Post that John McLaughlin, a former deputy CIA director, is being considered by the Obama t...

U.S. Intel Chief Includes False Chain Email Story In Speech

LA Times | Andrew Malcolm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the weekend, when many of you were out doing errands instead of postponing work at your office desk by visiting The Ticket and learning lots of t...

US Spychief's Plan To Monitor Internet Raises Major Privacy Issues

Wall Street Journal | Siobhan Gorman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Spychief Mike McConnell is drafting a plan to protect America's cyberspace that will raise privacy issues and make the current debate over surveillanc...

Intelligence Czar McConnell A Principal Architect Of Private Security Industry

KPIX - CBS 5 San Francisco | Frank Viviano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Where does the buck stop? It�s a question that Washington has ignored through a long succession of scandals in Iraq, while senior offficials plead i...