Tag Archives: Intelligence

I Love Working for Uncle Sam, Lets Me Know Just Who I Am: Culture, the Human Terrain System, and the Inquiry of World War I

[Translate] I Love Working for Uncle Sam, Lets Me Know Just Who I Am: Culture, the Human Terrain System, and the Inquiry of World War I

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Thinking about Intelligence: Within, Without, and Beyond the State

[Translate] Thinking about Intelligence: Within, Without, and Beyond the State

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How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World

[Translate] How Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helped the NSA Spy on the Whole World Sam Biddle February 22 2017, 6:06 a.m. Donald Trump has inherited the most powerful machine for spying ever devised. How this petty, vengeful man might wield and expand the … Continue reading

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Intelligence Community and Its Use of Contractors: Congressional Oversight Issues

[Translate] Intelligence Community and Its Use of Contractors: Congressional Oversight Issues

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Spy agencies should kick the contractor habit

[Translate] 10 Feb 2017 Houston Chronicle Leonid Bershidsky is a Bloomberg View columnist. He was the founding editor of the Russian business daily Vedomosti and founded the opinion website Slon. ru. Spy agencies should kick the contractor habit Leonid Bershidsky … Continue reading

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Criminal Prosecution of Civilian Contractors by Military Courts

[Translate] Criminal Prosecution of Civilian Contractors by Military Courts

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The Instant Air Force: The Creation of the CIA’s Air Unit in the Congo, 1962

[Translate] The Instant Air Force: The Creation of the CIA’s Air Unit in the Congo, 1962

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CIA documents expose internal agency feud over psychologists leading interrogation program

[Translate] CIA documents expose internal agency feud over psychologists leading interrogation program By Greg Miller January 19 at 7:00 AM The CIA flag is displayed on stage during a 2015 conference on national security in Washington. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Newly released … Continue reading

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If Trump wants waterboarding, this could be why

[Translate] If Trump wants waterboarding, this could be why patterns of thought Most interrogators say controversial techniques like waterboarding are ineffective and counterproductive. But a small cadre of experts is arguing that, in specific circumstances, they can get results. Anna … Continue reading

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Waterboarding, Results and National Morals

[Translate]   Waterboarding, Results and National Morals If waterboarding is so effective, why did it take 183 applications on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Thanks for reminding us how easy it is to rationalize evil.

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