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Officials Discuss Intelligence Programs at Senate Hearing

Both the head of the National Security Agency and the Director of National Intelligence have again testified to Congress that a secret NSA surveillance program leaked to the press has prevented numerous terrorist attacks. Story

Intel Officials Announce Community IT Enterprise Milestone

Eighteen months after the director of national intelligence announced plans for a new information technology environment, a milestone has set the community on the path to its IT future. Story

Missile, Space Intelligence Center Saves Warfighter Lives

Engineers, scientists and analysts of the Defense Intelligence Agency's Missile and Space Intelligence Center provide high-confidence assessments of foreign missile and space systems and other critical intelligence products that help to keep warfighters from harm. Story

Defense Intelligence Office Marks 10 Years of Progress

Ten years ago this month, an entry in the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2003 created a position in the Defense Department that for the first time harnessed and focused the department's diverse intelligence assets. Story

Intel Official Calls Language 'Central' to New Strategy

Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael G. Vickers was pleasantly surprised Nov. 3 when he encountered his former Spanish instructor at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center here while observing a Spanish language class. Story

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