Category National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)

Staying Competitive In A Crowded Open Source World

Staying Competitive in a Crowded Open Source World thecipherbrief.com Carmen Landa MiddletonFormer Deputy Executive Director, CIA Technological advancements in the past 30 years have in many ways democratized access to information and disrupted countless industries – from journalism to national security. Increasingly, intelligence-rich assessments are being made by non-intelligence professionals. Consider the 20-year-old Australian student […]

National Museum Of Intelligence & Special Operations

The OSS Society is building the National Museum of Intelligence and Special Operations in Loudoun County, Virginia. The eight-acre site is close to Dulles International Airport. The museum will honor Americans serving at the “tip of the spear.” It will educate the American public about the importance of strategic intelligence and special operations to the preservation […]

National Intelligence & Special Operations Museum Planned In Loudoun County VA.

National Intelligence Museum Planned in Loudoun’s Kincora Development loudounnow.com · by LoudounNow Loudoun’s Kincora development is shaping up to a cultural center. Today, plans were formally announced for the construction of a museum dedicated to telling the story of the nation’s intelligence agencies and special operations forces. The National Museum of Intelligence and Special Operations will be built just […]

POTUS Trump To Ask For $716B For National Defense In 2019 – A Major Increase

Trump plans to ask for $716 billion for national defense in 2019 — a major increase By Greg Jaffe, Damian Paletta, www.washingtonpost.com View Original January 26th, 2018 The $716 billion figure for 2019 would cover the Pentagon’s annual budget as well as spending on ongoing wars and the maintenance of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.Photo by: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call […]

Shake-Up At Pentagon Intelligence Agency Sparks Concern

Shake-up at Pentagon intelligence agency sparks concern By Jenna Mclaughlin, www.stripes.com View Original January 12th, 2018 When Kim Jong Un gears up to launch a ballistic missile, analysts at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency comb through satellite imagery, looking for distinct signs on the the ground in North Korea indicating test preparations are underway. Now, the U.S. agency […]

The Intelligence Cycle Is Broken. Here’s How To Fix it. – Modern War Institute

The Intelligence Cycle is Broken. Here’s How to Fix it. – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Nicholas Krohley · October 24, 2017 Today’s American military is, arguably, the most tactically adept fighting force in the world—perhaps of all time. It is, without question, the best-resourced military in human history. Our technological advantage is unprecedented, as cutting edge […]

CIA Vet Replaces Controversial Official For National Security Post

CIA vet replaces controversial official for national security post By Bryan Bender, Nahal Toosi, Daniel Lippman, www.politico.com View Original October 6th, 2017 Michael Barry replaces Ezra Cohen-Watnick, a controversial official who left in August after clashing with some CIA officials. | Getty President Donald Trump has placed a Central Intelligence Agency veteran in a key White House post that […]

Evolving Dynamic Between intelligence And Technology Dominates Discussions At NGA, Georgetown University Intelligence Conference

     Not really all that sure what is new here.  Hasn’t this always been the case?  Perhaps one could argue that the pace, magnitude, and breadth of technological change is different this time; but, that would be difficult to quantify.   The talent and desirable skill-set for the Intelligence Community workforce however — and what […]

Experts Consider Future Of Intelligence At Kalaris Conference

EXPERTS CONSIDER FUTURE OF INTELLIGENCE AT KALARIS CONFERENCE HTTP://SFS.GEORGETOWN.EDU/EXPERTS-CONSIDER-FUTURE-INTELLIGENCE-KALARIS-CONFERENCE/ Bruce Riedel and Dr. Michael O’Hanlon speak at the 2017 Kalaris Intelligence Conference. September 15, 2017 by Matt Raab and Aislinn McNiece Georgetown University and the National Geospatial Agency (NGA) hosted the fourth annual Kalaris Intelligence Conference at Gaston Hall September 14. The event featured leading […]

U.S. Intelligence Agencies In A Race For Skilled Workers

U.S. Intelligence Agencies In A Race For Skilled Workers By  Sandra Erwin ,  www.realcleardefense.com View Original September 11th, 2017 A massive change happened in the U.S. intelligence community after the 9/11 attacks. Agencies were realigned and bureaucracies expanded. Congress created the Director of National Intelligence position and the National Counterterrorism Center amid growing fears that the nation was […]