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Intel: White House Lie Of The Year, 2015

“One of the things I insisted on the day I walked into the Oval Office was that I don’t want intelligence shaded by politics. I don’t want it shaded by the desire to tell a feel-good story. 65 more words
Barack Obama

Office Politics aka All Jobs Have The Same Issues

Scene: A Conference Briefing in Any national Intelligence Agency

Topic: Favoritism

Chair: I have convened this counsel to get a briefing from each of our various  departments and branches. 391 more words


PM's £178 billion investment in national defences pledge

Writing in The Telegraph today, the Prime Minister pledges a £178 billion investment in our national defences.

Our national security depends on our economic security. Our renewed economic security means we can afford to invest further in our national security. 148 more words

"we know you're a cheat and you should kill yourself" 2.0

This great lecture by Frank Pasquale (podcast) references this note, the text of which is the title to this post, sent to Martin Luther King by the FBI. 52 more words


The Safari Club

The Safari Club sounds like a seedy stripper bar on the wrong side of the tracks that sells cheap beer and has a condom machine in the mens room advertising– 553 more words

The CIA gets off on the wrong foot.

Truman very accurately insinuated a permanent intelligence agency is antithetical to the United States interests and stated mission as a nation. Sadly, within a couple years he demurred and created the C.I.G., Central Intelligence Group, step offspring of the O.S.S. 768 more words


The Gordian Knot

Anyone who had even a semi classical education was presented with this wonderful myth illustrating the genius and ruthlessness of Alexander the Great. When presented with a know incapable of being untied he draws his sword and proceeds to cut know free. 410 more words