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DARPA Releases New Privacy Principles

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy last week announced the federal research agency responsible for maintaining the technological superiority of the U.S. military has released a set of Privacy Principle to address the issue of balancing access to information with the need to respect personal privacy. Expanding …

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Gates Releases Efficiencies Initiatives

In continuation of the Department of Defense’s strive toward financial efficiency, Secretary Robert M. Gates announced yesterday a series of legislative initiatives designed to reduce overhead, duplication and excess in DoD to instill a future of savings and restraint for the department. The initiatives come after Gates’ request in May …

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FBI to Aid Pentagon in ‘Wikigate’

Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced he has asked the FBI to help Pentagon authorities investigate the leak of the classified documents published by WikiLeaks. During a Pentagon briefing yesterday, Gates and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, condemned WikiLeaks’ release of 90,000 …

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Panel Submits Recommendations for Changes in Defense Planning

The Independent Panel’s Assessment of the Quadrennial Defense Review submitted a report yesterday outlining recommendations for several changes in the Department of Defense’s future strategies and priorities. Former Defense Secretary William J. Perry and former National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley handed the report over to House Armed Services Committee …

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DoD, DOE Collaborate for Clean Energy

U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Defense yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a White House forum to discuss clean energy in relation to national security. The MOU demonstrated a collaboration between the two departments to commit to fostering a clean-energy economy and improved efficiencies through …

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