June 14, 2005 |
The new national intelligence director, John D. Negroponte, is not yet heeding a top recommendation of the Sept. 11 Commission to tear down barriers that divided U.S. spy agencies, one of the panel's Republican commissioners said Monday. As part of a panel discussion about the progress of intelligence changes, former Navy Secretary John F. Lehman Jr. said Negroponte has two other full-time jobs: serving as the president's chief intelligence advisor and managing the 15 U.S. intelligence agencies.
May 7, 2005 |
Computers are being unboxed, newly hired staffers are forced to double up in tiny cubicles, and the smell of fresh paint fills the air in a carefully guarded brick building around the corner from the White House. Still under construction, the offices at the New Executive Office Building are home for the next few months to John D. Negroponte, America's first director of national intelligence.
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July 20, 2007 |
Slater Stanley is only 14 but already has big plans. He intends to have mastered Chinese by the time he finishes high school, then wants to head to Beijing for college. "I don't know why I'm interested in Chinese culture," said Slater, of Newport Beach. "I think I was just born with it." As a student at the Irvine Chinese School, he has certainly come to the right place.
March 28, 2005 |
U.S. intelligence officials are bracing this week for another harshly worded review of American efforts to spy on terrorist groups and radical regimes armed with weapons of mass destruction. Officials who have read portions of the still-classified report by a presidential commission said it was sharply critical of U.S. intelligence collection and analysis in Iran and North Korea, and that it cited glaring gaps in core U.S. intelligence about the two regimes' nuclear programs.