national security

  • Top 3 for 2013 – Rudy DeLeon on national security challenges

    The Pentagon will deal with budget challenges in 2013, but those aren’t the only issues DoD planners will face. Rudy deLeon, senior vice president for National Security & International Policy at the Center for American Progress and a former deputy secretary of defense, says the U.S. relationship with China will be a high-profile challenge for the Defense Department in 2013.

  • EPA fixes security classification shortcomings

    An inspector general report found the Environmental Protection Agency’s national security information infrastructure needed improvement in light of a 2009 executive order. The report called for more comprehensive information security guidelines and better regulation of employees’ security clearances.

  • New polygraph question to deter intel leaks

    New security measures, including a new polygraph question, will help avoid leaks from intelligence employees, announced James Clapper, director of National Intelligence. Lawyer John Mahoney analyzes the legal responsibilities between agencies and federal employees.

  • Marine Corps University Foundation

    Host Derrick Dortch is joined by Retireed U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General Thomas V. Draude. September 23, 2011(Encore presentation October 7, 2011)

  • Counterterrorism director Leiter to resign

    National Counterterrorism Center director Michael Leiter will resign in the coming month. Leiter has been at NCTC since 2007, coming from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

  • National security plans for 21st century disasters

    Your agency will function just fine after a major disaster. Richard Reed is the special assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for Resilience Policy at the Executive Office of the President. He’s also the man that made that possible.

  • Security shakeup explained

    President Obama is expected to make personnel announcements Thursday to unveil a major shuffling of his national security team. We get details and analysis from the AP’s Mark Smith and our own JJ Green.

  • CRS: U.S. economy linked to national security

    Economics is a growing factor with regard to national security. The Congressional Research Service has put out a paper that says U.S. security has long been connected to its economic power and global leadership. Now…

  • Can feds read Pentagon Papers?

    Federal employees are banned from reading WikiLeaks. But does this ban apply to the Pentagon Papers too?

  • Woolsey: National security tied to alternative energy

    Former CIA Director James Woolsey advocates use of alternative fuels. He explains some of the ways to do this in his interview with In Depth host Francis Rose.