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Civilian Intel Funds Up in FY 2011, Military Intel Funds Down

U.S. civilian intelligence agencies received $54.6 billion in funds for fiscal year 2011, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence said Friday. ODNI’s funding for fiscal 2011 was $1.5 billion, or 2.8 percent, greater than the $53.1 billion appropriated in fiscal 2010, according to a Bloomberg report. In February, …

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3 Things You Should Know about the Intelligence Budget

The budget for the nation’s myriad of intelligence activities is bucking the historical trend in three important ways. First, unlike overall defense spending, which is expected to flat-line or decline in the coming years, the intelligence budget, which has doubled in the past 10 years, is growing and will likely …

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In New First, Clapper Releases $55B Intelligence Budget

In Washington, the launch of a budget request is hardly an unprecedented act. But it is when the official disclosing the budget is the director of national intelligence and the figures being released pertain to a budget, once under lock and key. The release of the $55 billion budget, required …

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Observers Predict Further Changes as Clapper Takes New Budget Role

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper’s move to assert more authority over the intelligence budget has some observers predicting more changes down the road. Clapper described a few weeks ago a “conceptual agreement” he had reached with Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to move the intelligence budget, which had …

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