Category Archives: Intelligence

How Private Contractors Have Created a Shadow NSA

How Private Contractors Have Created a Shadow NSA A new cybersecurity elite moves between government and private practice, taking state secrets with them. Tim Shorrock May 27, 2015   |    This article appeared in the June 15, 2015 edition of … Continue reading

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Pentagon Kills $475M Cyber Contract

Pentagon Kills $475M Cyber Contract jcjgphotography/Shutterstock.com By Aliya Sternstein May 22, 2015 1 Comment The Army Is In Talks with ‘Cyber Effects’ Vendors CYBERCOM to Outsource $475 Million Worth of Offense and Defense Work IT Pros Say Most Businesses Buy … Continue reading

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Benghazi prompts CIA to look at expanding survivor benefits

Benghazi prompts CIA to look at expanding survivor benefits By KEN DILANIAN and MATTHEW DALY The Associated Press Published: May 13, 2015 In this Sept. 19, 2012, file photo photo, Barbara Doherty, mother of slain former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty, … Continue reading

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A Major Defense Contractor Buys Its Way Back Into the Spying Business

Tim Shorrock National security, media and the business of war. A Major Defense Contractor Buys Its Way Back Into the Spying Business Tim Shorrock on May 11, 2015 – 12:42 PM ET (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)  With upwards of 70 … Continue reading

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Targeted Killing Is Just Good Business

Targeted Killing Is Just Good Business William M. Arkin Filed to: RED GATE GROUP 5/05/15 5:15pm Red Gate Group. The name is somewhat ominous. But don’t get too excited. It isn’t Blackwater and it’s only a $10 million a year … Continue reading

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SAIC completes $790M acquisition of Scitor Corp.

SAIC completes $790M acquisition of Scitor Corp. By Mark Hoover May 05, 2015 SAIC has completed its $790 million acquisition of Scitor in a move that adds 1,500 employees with high-level security clearances and intelligence capabilities to SAIC. Founded in 1979, … Continue reading

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CIA Vets Smell B.S. in Super-Spy Memoir

Disputed 05.01.155:25 AM ET CIA Vets Smell B.S. in Super-Spy Memoir In a new memoir Jamie Smith claims to have worked for the CIA and help found Blackwater. Even as CIA veterans question his tale, his publisher is doubling down. … Continue reading

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ALL THE PRESIDENT’S PSYCHOLOGISTS

ALL THE PRESIDENT’S PSYCHOLOGISTS: The American Psychological Association’s Secret Complicity with the White House and US Intelligence Community in Support of the CIA’s ”Enhanced” Interrogation Program April 2015

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ManTech Awarded Two IDIQ Contracts Totaling $7.2 Billion to Support U.S. Army INSCOM’s Growing Need for Global Intelligence Support Services

ManTech Awarded Two IDIQ Contracts Totaling $7.2 Billion to Support U.S. Army INSCOM’s Growing Need for Global Intelligence Support Services Published: Apr 28, 2015 8:00 a.m. ET FAIRFAX, Va., Apr 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — The U.S. Army … Continue reading

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A Singular Conviction Amid the Debate on Torture and Terrorism

 U.S. A Singular Conviction Amid the Debate on Torture and Terrorism APRIL 19, 2015 Video   Anatomy of an Interrogation The story of the first and only CIA contractor to be convicted in a torture-related case after an interrogation. By … Continue reading

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