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Carrie Cordero Compiles Alarm-Sounding Sequestration Comments

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 6:43 AM

Carrie Cordero, Georgetown’s Director of National Security Studies and a former Justice Department official, writes in with the following useful compilation of administration warnings about the effects of sequestration on national security: One might think it would have been better to start with Senator Tom Coburn’s infamous Wastebook when looking for places to trim the deficit. (Great . . .
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DOD-CIA Convergence: The DIA Defense Clandestine Service Initiative Runs Into Trouble

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM

I’ve been meaning for some time to comment on recent developments impacting the DOD-CIA convergence trend.  While much of the attention under this heading understandably focuses on drones, it is important to remember that the convergence trend runs in both directions.  Recent developments relating to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) illustrate this point. Back in 2011, it . . .
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