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SpyTalk: January 9, 2011 - January 15, 2011

Arms sales to Georgia? Completely false, Pentagon says

The Defense Department is knocking down a report from Moscow that the Obama administration is on the verge of resuming arms sales to the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Citing anonymous “sources in Russian secret services,” the Russian news agency...

By Jeff Stein  | January 13, 2011; 7:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Foreign policy, Intelligence, Military  | Tags:  Mikheil Saakashvili; Sen. John McCain  
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CIA gets spooky with new radio commercials

Let’s face it: If the CIA was hoping to recruit new cupcake cooks, the recruiting pitch would be all pastry and light But in its unique line of work, the CIA’s National Clandestine Service -- where the spies are --...

By Jeff Stein  | January 12, 2011; 6:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Entertainment, Financial/business, Intelligence  
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CIA’s unit on climate change faces uncertain future

The future of the CIA’s unit on climate change and U.S. national security is “in jeopardy” because of pressure for intelligence budget cuts and resistance from conservative lawmakers, a new report says. The CIA’s Center on Climate Change and National...

By Jeff Stein  | January 11, 2011; 6:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Congress, Financial/business, Intelligence, Politics  | Tags:  CIA, Leon J. Panetta, Rep. Mike Rogers, Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Sen. John Barrasso, Sen. Saxby Chambliss  
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Ex-NASA employee charged in S. Korea case

Showing once again that nations have permanent interests but not permanent allies, the Justice Department on Monday charged an Ohio man with illegally shipping infrared military technology to South Korea, a staunch U.S. ally. The accused man, Kue Sang Chun,...

By Jeff Stein  | January 10, 2011; 7:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Financial/business, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Justice/FBI, Lawandcourts  
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Tucson should make Rep. King rethink Muslim probe

The shooting in Tucson offers Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.) an opportunity to rethink his planned Homeland Security Committee hearings on Muslim “radicalization” in this country. King says he's worried about the “disconnect,” as he calls it, “between outstanding Muslims...

By Jeff Stein  | January 10, 2011; 1:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  Congress, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Justice/FBI, Lawandcourts  | Tags:  Bill O'Reilly  
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