Intelligence – Virtual Earth image reveals Trident sub's secret propeller

Navy Times – This month, a photograph appeared on the Internet of the propeller on an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine at Trident Submarine Base in Bangor. A key to the submarine’s ability to deploy and remain undetected, propeller designs have been kept under wraps for years, literally. When out of the water, the propellers typically are draped with tarps. The propeller image appeared on Microsoft’s mapping tool, Virtual Earth.
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Intelligence – Overhauling Intelligence

Foreign Affairs – Sixty years ago, the National Security Act created a U.S. intelligence infrastructure that would help win the Cold War. But on 9/11, the need to reform that system became painfully clear. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence is now spearheading efforts to enable the intelligence community to better shield the United States from the new threats it faces.
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Intelligence – Governments Tremble at Google's Bird's-Eye View

New York Times – When Google introduced Google Earth, free software that marries satellite and aerial images with mapping capabilities, the company emphasized its usefulness as a teaching and navigation tool, while advertising the pure entertainment value of high-resolution flyover images of the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben and the pyramids.

But since its debut last summer, Google Earth has received attention of an unexpected sort. Officials of several nations have expressed alarm over its detailed display of government buildings, military installations and other important sites within their borders.
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Intelligence – Berlin to Baghdad, the Pitfalls of Hiring Enemy Intelligence

Foreign Affairs – Washington wants to hire ex-Baathists to help rebuild Iraq. The CIA’s experience using ex-Nazis to run West Germany’s intelligence service should give it pause.
Washington wants to hire ex-Baathists to help rebuild Iraq. The CIA’s experience using ex-Nazis to run West Germany’s intelligence service should give it pause.
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