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FISA amendments must acknowledge critical role OSINT plays in preserving national security

As we approach the April 2024 expiration of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), it is heartening to see a robust debate in…

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When you leave service in national security, you just can’t go work anywhere.

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Peter MusurlianMichele Pearce and Alex Hastings of the law firm of Covington & Burling discuss the 2024 NDAA with Tom Temin

National Defense Authorization Act moves a lot of chess pieces

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Why there’s not a huge cause for optimism for the rest of the federal budget year

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A call for disruptive change in how the government assesses technology

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Fear and loathing in Defense IT: Time to enforce FAR conflict of interest rules and revolving door abuses

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What to do about obesity among military service members

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FILE - Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies during a Senate Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill, Sept. 15, 2021, in Washington. Inspectors general need more authority to go after fraud in the COVID-19 relief programs, the independent committee overseeing federal pandemic relief spending said Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Horowitz, head of the committee, said the $150,000 threshold is far too low given the scope of the fraud in programs set up to help businesses and people who lost their jobs due to the pandemic. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP, File)

The Drug Enforcement Administration fails its own lie detector policy

Dozens of Drug Enforcement Administration agents are on the job without having taken a mandatory polygraph examination or, in some cases, they failed…

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Here’s one prescription for getting more qualified civilians into national security work

As threats to the United States multiply, the government will need growing numbers of capable civilians in national security. But creaky apparatus for hiring…

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DoJ adds over two dozen corporate-crime prosecutors to its National Security Division

In today’s Federal Newscast: The Justice Department’s National Security Division expands big time, as it adds over two dozen new prosecutors to fight corporate crime. The backlog of Freedom of Information Act requests across government reaches new heights. And VA whistleblowers continue to increase their win-loss record.

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