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CNN: DNI Jim Clapper Staying On

Jim Clapper has told colleagues he will remain as director of national intelligence, CNN reports. Citing a senior U.S. official, Barbara Starr reports the intelligence community began learning of Clapper’s decision Monday

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State CIO Susan Swart Moving To IMF

Susan Swart, the State Department’s chief information officer, will leave the department to become the International Monetary Fund’s CIO. The IMF said her appointment will take effect in August and she succeeds

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State Dept. Makes Kindle Buy

The State Department has awarded Amazon a sole-source contract to provide the department with Kindle devices, NextGov reports. The Kindles will support the department’s English Access Microscholarship Program, which is intended to

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Study Says US Leads World in E-Diplomacy

The State Department is the world’s largest user of web information and communication technologies for diplomatic objectives, according to a recent study from the Australian-based Lowy Institute for International Policy. The Sate Department

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Is a Federal Budget Deal Coming Soon?

With the current federal budget set to expire Friday and a fast-approaching deadline, House and Senate negotiators reportedly “narrowed their differences” over the weekend on a more-than-$1 trillion federal spending bill for

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