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Intelligence Budget

Sam Stein

Bipartisan Bill Would Force Obama To Unveil Spy Agencies' 'Black Budget'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reflecting the growing concern about the opaqueness of America’s national intelligence apparatus, a bipartisan group of lawmakers on T...

The U.S. Intelligence Community's New Year's Wish

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Every few years the National Intelligence Council has produced a document it calls serially Global Trends [fill in the future year]. The latest edition, out just in time for Barack Obama's second term, is Global Trends 2030.

Spy Agencies Facing Big Budget Cuts

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress has drastically trimmed the budget for U.S. spies and satellites for 2013, though not quite as deeply as the White House wanted...

The Visible Government

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Americans now possess (or more accurately are possessed by) a vast "intelligence" bureaucracy deeply in the shadows, whose activities are a mass of known unknowns and unknown unknowns to those of us on the outside. It is beyond enormous.