20 Apr 2006

Not Serious XI

From the new and improved CT Blog: Please tell me this can’t be true. I know it is, but maybe if we all wish hard enough . . . mmmmmmmm . . . nope, not working.

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20 Apr 2006

HLS: Serious?

Federal immigration authorities rounded up more than 1,000 illegal immigrants at dozens of sites and charged nine individuals of the firm that employed them, federal law enforcement officials announced.

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19 Apr 2006

Still Kicking

Do you really want a guy arrested for this to be signing books at an elementary school? All sniping aside, I don’t see him weighing in on the archives issue. You’d think he’d have something to say, after all, there is just as much chance that they prove his case

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19 Apr 2006

Eliot, making waves

President Bush and U.S. policy-makers are receiving more intelligence from open sources such as Internet blogs and foreign newspapers than they previously did, senior intelligence officials said. The new Open Source Center (OSC) at CIA headquarters recently stepped up data collection and analysis based on bloggers worldwide and is developing

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19 Apr 2006

Serious or Not Serious X

In its Tuesday edition, the [Wall Street Journal] reported that a March 1 switch from a national recruiting and hiring system to a more localized one had already left airports at Los Angeles and Orlando, Fla., short-staffed “raising fears that long lines will return to security checkpoints this summer.” One

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18 Apr 2006

Sonnenschein

H/T to Powerline Germany announced Tuesday it has agreed to open the Nazi archive of 50 million records that have been stored since the end of World War II. Other nations must concur before the files are opened. The Bad Arolsen archive covers 17 million people who were executed or

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18 Apr 2006

Hope Springs Eternal

Dedicated and sufficiently staffed interrogation, screening, and exploitation units could have been a big help round about three years ago, but I’ll take late over never any day.

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18 Apr 2006

The Chairman Endorses . . .

. . . An Army of Analysts.

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18 Apr 2006

I’ve got your purview . . .

ODNI gives the stiff-arm, GAO delivers an arm-bar (from the POGO).

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18 Apr 2006

Serious or Not Serious IX

Government investigators Monday panned the administration’s efforts to share vital counter-terrorism information among the large number of federal agencies involved in protecting the U.S. homeland, an endeavor senior intelligence officials say is a litmus test of the success of the nation’s new intelligence czar. “More than 4 years after Sept.

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