May 3, 1995 |
Hugh E. (Ted) Price is retiring as the CIA's director for operations effective Friday, the CIA announced Tuesday. Acting Director William O. Studeman said Price has made "significant contributions to the national security of this country." Price served in the post, which involves directing all of the agency's covert activities, since January, 1994. John J. Devine, associate deputy for operations since October, 1994, will serve as acting director of operations until a replacement is named.
May 6, 1988 |
President Reagan has nominated the admiral in charge of Navy intelligence operations to become the next director of the super-secret National Security Agency, the Pentagon announced Thursday. If confirmed by the Senate, Rear Adm. William O. Studeman will be promoted to vice admiral and replace Army Lt. Gen. William E. Odom, who is retiring on Aug. 1. Studeman, 48, a native of Brownsville, Tex., has been director of naval intelligence since September, 1985.
February 13, 2004 |
President Bush on Thursday named the final two members of the commission that will investigate prewar intelligence on Iraq, adding the president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a former Pentagon official. Charles M. Vest has been MIT's president since 1990. Henry S. Rowen, a professor emeritus at Stanford University, was an assistant defense secretary from 1989 to 1991 and a deputy assistant defense secretary from 1961 to 1964.
May 10, 1995 |
Without a ripple of dissent, the Senate voted Tuesday to install John M. Deutch as the new CIA director. By a count of 98 to 0, the Senate handed Deutch the job he initially turned down after President Clinton's first CIA director, R. James Woolsey, resigned in January. Deutch is to be sworn in as the 17th director of the CIA today. Adm. William O. Studeman, who has been acting director since Woolsey left, will revert to being deputy director. It is not clear how long Studeman will stay.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 1995
The odor from Wednesday's Senate hearing on the CIA's handling of two murders in Guatemala is not pleasant. Coming after the Aldrich Ames spy scandal, in which agency brass who botched the case of that Soviet mole escaped without serious penalty, the Guatemala matter suggests this tarnished agency needs a thorough overhaul. Its acting director, Adm. William O. Studeman, admitted serious errors in the case, in which a Guatemalan army colonel on the CIA payroll appears to have been involved.
August 1, 1992 |
The CIA is probing whether disclosures by Rep. Henry B. Gonzalez (D-Tex.) regarding U.S. help for Iraq before last year's war have damaged intelligence sources, but the lawmaker countered Friday that he simply hit a raw nerve in the Bush Administration. "The embarrassment to the Administration is growing, and so is the harassment they are subjecting me to," Gonzalez said in the latest of a months-long series of speeches on U.S. policy toward Iraq.