Category National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)

America Does Not Need A Director of National Intelligence

America does not need a Director of National Intelligence March 23, 2020Fred Fleitz An abbreviated version of this op-ed appeared in The Washington Times. In response to recent complaints by former intelligence officials like James Clapper, John Brennan and others about President Trump’s current effort to reduce the bloat and politicization of the Office of the […]

Crucial Tasks For The Next Director Of National Intelligence

Crucial Tasks for the Next Director of National Intelligence By Fred Fleitz September 17, 2019 3:17 PM Then-director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., January 29, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) With the resignation of Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats last […]

Spies Like AI: The Future Of Artificial Intelligence For The U.S. Intelligence Community; But, AI Has Weakenesses The Adversary Is/Will Exploit

Spies Like AI: The Future Of Artificial Intelligence For The U.S. Intelligence Community; But, AI Has Weakenesses The Adversary Is/Will Exploit   https://fortunascorner.com       The title above comes from Patrick Tucker’s January 27, 2020 article he posted to the security, military and technology website, DefenseOne.com. I refer you to DefenseOne for Mr. Tucker’s full […]

NGA’s Strategy To ‘See What Others Can’t’

NGA’s strategy to ‘see what others can’t’ c4isrnet.com · by Nathan Strout · November 13, 2019 In February, Vice Adm. Robert Sharp became the seventh director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the organization that oversees delivery of geospatial information and analysis to the rest of the intelligence community, as well as policymakers, war fighters and first responders. During […]

Rep. John Ratcliffe Favored To Replace Dan Coats As Director Of National Intelligence

Rep. John Ratcliffe favored to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence Axios · by Jonathan Swan President Trump is expected to nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to replace Dan Coats as director of national intelligence, according to three sources familiar with the president’s deliberations. Behind the scenes: Trump was thrilled by Ratcliffe’s admonishment of former special counsel […]

Trump Considering Replacing Dan Coats As Intel Chief, Holding Meetings To Discuss Possible Replacements

Trump considering replacing Dan Coats as intel chief, holding meetings to discuss possible replacements By Gillian Turner | Fox News Facebook Twitter Flipboard Comments Print Email DNI Coats says he did not mean to criticize Trump’s actions President Trump faces criticism following Helsinki summit with Putin; Nile Gardiner of the Heritage Foundation weighs in. President Trump is […]

Trump Orders Transfer Of All Security Clearance Background Checks To Pentagon

Trump orders transfer of all security clearance background checks to Pentagon washingtontimes.com · by Dave Boyer A member of the U.S. Marine Corps participates in an arrival ceremony for Japan’s Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya at the Pentagon, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) more > President Trump ordered the Pentagon Wednesday to take over […]

New Chief For Military Spy Agency

New Chief For Military Spy Agency c4isrnet.com · by Mark Pomerleau · December 26, 2018 Rear Adm. Robert Sharp will become the next director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in February, according to a Dec. 26 news release from the organization. He will take over for Robert Cardillo, who has served as head of the agency since 2014. […]

Two New Books Discuss The History Of “When Spies Took To The Skies,” Reviewed By Edward Kosner

Two New Books Discuss The History Of “When Spies Took To The Skies,” Reviewed By Edward Kosner   https://fortunascorner.com        There are two new books out on “the spies who took to the skies,” during the heyday of the Cold War with the Soviet Union: “Brotherhood Of Spies,” by Monte Reel; and, “Above And Beyond,” by Casey […]

Gina Haspel Confirmed As The New CIA Director

Gina Haspel Confirmed as the New CIA Director News Commentary By Jim E | May 17, 2018 3:46PM And yet she persisted. Gina Haspel has just been confirmed as the first female Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. As a 30-year veteran of the agency, she brings a ton of experience to the chief intelligence apparatus of the […]