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The Intelligence Brief – Week of Nov. 17

In this week’s briefs: We get the “top line” budget figure the director of National Intelligence says reflects the total of all Congressionally allocated money spent on spy programs during the 2014 fiscal year. 286 more words

The Intelligence Brief - Week of Nov. 4

In this week’s briefs: An NSA leader discusses the national need to develop more workers — in both the government and commercial spheres — capable of better-securing online networks. 297 more words

The Intelligence Brief – Week of Oct. 28

In this week’s briefs: We look at indications that the Intelligence Community is doubling down on using lie detectors as it screens people for security clearances and otherwise looks to determine their reliability. 285 more words

The Intelligence Brief - Week of Oct. 12

In this week’s briefs: Recently released documents, some just declassified, give us a behind-the-scenes look at the thinking and arguments that preceded the move to turn drones from aerial reconnaissance platforms into deadly missile launchers. 224 more words

The Intelligence Brief - Week of Sept. 30

In this week’s briefs, the Intelligence Community’s eternal dilemma: Sharing clandestinely acquired information in ways that people who can make fruitful use of it can get to it, but not spreading it so widely as to increase the risk of leaks. 246 more words