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Staff Changes at FBI’s Counterterrorism Division

A familiar face is returning to FBI’s Washington Field Office, amid a series of a staff changes. FBI Director Robert S. Mueller announced his pick of James W. McJunkin, who most recently served in the counterterrorism division, to be assistant director in charge of the Washington Field Office. McJunkin, who …

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Biden Addresses Troops on New Diplomatic Mission in Iraq

Vice President Joe Biden spoke yesterday in Baghdad, emphasizing the importance of Operation New Dawn in the light of ending the combat operations in Iraq. His message to an audience of troops at Camp Victory’s ad Faw Palace was that the U.S. military and diplomatic efforts are still very much …

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FBI Names Thomas J. Harrington Associate Deputy Director

FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III last week announced the appointment of Thomas J. Harrington as the bureau’s associate deputy director. Harrington, who will be replacing Timothy P. Murphy, most recently served as the executive assistant director of the criminal, cyber, response and services branch. He has led the largest …

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FBI Responds to Evolving Threats, Says FBI Director Mueller

Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation Robert S. Mueller appeared yesterday before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the “Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation” hearing to highlight some of the agency’s accomplishments in responding to threats to the United States within the past year. In his testimony, Mueller cited …

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TSA Administrator John S. Pistole Outlines Goal

As the new administrator for the Transportation Security Administration, John S. Pistole last week began his tenure with the agency by announcing his top goals and priorities, including improving counterterrorism efforts, supporting the TSA workforce and boosting relationships with stakeholders and travelers. “Achieving these priorities will take time, energy and …

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FBI Names New Assistant Director in Charge for NY Division

Janice K. Fedarcyk has been named as assistant director in charge of the FBI’s New York division, the agency announced yesterday. “Jan Fedarcyk brings both a strong national security and criminal investigative background from her current assignment as head of the Philadelphia division and from her work at FBI Headquarters, …

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