AFIO Weekly Intelligence Notes #27-16 dated 5 July 2016

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CONTENTS

Section I - INTELLIGENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Section II - CONTEXT & PRECEDENCE

Section III - COMMENTARY

Section IV - ANNOUNCEMENTS, and Obituaries

Obituaries

Section V - Events

Upcoming AFIO Events

Other Upcoming Events

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Episode #3 of CNN's
Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies

"Zarqawi: The Father of ISIS"

Episode 3 of CNN Declassified Series
Click image above to view episode.

This CNN TV Series appears each Sunday at 10pm EDT.

Season, Episode, Title, Release Date
1, 1, Trigon: The KGB Chess Game, 2016-06-19
1, 2, The Hunt for Saddam, 2016-06-26
1, 3, Zarqawi: The Father of ISIS, 2016-07-03
1, 4, Cuba: Traitor on the Inside, 2016-07-10
1, 5, Cross International: The Billion Dollar Black Market, 2016-08-14
1, 6, The Taliban's Double Agent, 2016-08-21
1, 7, Red Storm Rising, 2016-08-28
1, 8, Hexagon: The Secret Satellite, 2016-09-04

View released episodes at links above.

The series provides factual accounts of America's covert operations told firsthand by the officers who lived it, and includes access to the often complicated, hidden world of covert operations and espionage.
Series is hosted by former US Congressman/former House Intelligence Committee chair and current CNN national security contributor and AFIO member Mike Rogers.


Two upcoming events this week at the Daniel Morgan Academy in Washington, DC...

"Expectations of Privacy in the Digital Age"
by Terry Roberts, Former DD/ONI,
This Thursday, 7 July 2016, 11:30am - 1pm

and

"Intelligence Challenges in a Volatile World"
by David Shedd, former DD/DIA
This Friday, 8 July 2016, 11:30 am - 1 pm

The Daniel Morgan Academy hosts these "exclusive, invitation-only" national security lectures featuring Terry Roberts, former Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence, speaking on the expectation of privacy in the digital age, and David Shedd, former Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, on "Intelligence Challenges in a Volatile World." Reliance by decision makers on exquisite intelligence collection, counterintelligence, and analysis is greater today than at any time in memory. The hurdles before us as a nation are not insurmountable but should not be underestimated. We are entering the technological exponential age wherein our adversaries - state and non-state protagonists - are making the global environment increasingly challenging in shaping our own national security destiny. Innovation, public-private partnerships, and significantly increased integration among the elements of the American Intelligence Community, and collaboration with our friends and allies is no longer just an option, it is an imperative..

TIMING for both events: Reception at 11:30 am, remarks by principal speaker at noon followed by Q & A.
LOCATION: Daniel Morgan Academy, 1620 L St NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20036; Near Farragut North and West Metro Stations
For more information or to RSVP do so here for Robert event or here for Shedd event or contact Frank Fletcher, Director of Lectures and Seminars, DMA at Fletcher@DanielMorgan.academy; call 202-759-4988.
Please note: DMA events are by invitation-only and not open to the public. Contact the Academy for more information.


The NCMF 2016 Summer Cryptologic Program Features

Gen Michael V. Hayden on "American Intelligence in the Age of Terror"

Monday, 25 July 2016, 10 am - 1 pm
Annapolis Junction, MD

The NCMF's 2016 Summer program, featuring a presentation by former DIRNSA and Director, CIA, General Michael Hayden, will be held from 1000-1115, followed by a question and answer session from 1115-1145. Lunch will be served at 1145.
Gen Hayden will discuss the reasons behind his decisions to respond to the world of terrorism and other challenges the United States faced as the technological revolution proceeded with far reaching demands. He defends these decisions strongly and provides counter-arguments to accusations of wrongdoing which regularly appeared in the media in the wake of the Snowden revelations. General Hayden also defends the CIA workforce in the face of disclosures about the rendition program, the methods of interrogation, and the results of such controversial measures. One of the key players in the modern world of intelligence, his presentation will shed new light on some of the most controversial issues of today's world. Gen Hayden's book, Playing the to Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror, was recently published and he will cover information presented in that memoir. A link to the NY Times review of his book is here.
A book signing with Gen Hayden will take place after his presentation and his book will be available to purchase. In addition, a selection of interesting books from the Foundation's used book collection will be on sale in the lobby area.
WHERE: L-3 Communications at 2720 Technology Drive, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
REGISTRATION INFO: Don't miss this interesting, informative program. The registration fee is $20 for members or $50 for guests (includes a one-year NCMF membership). Register online via the REGISTER NOW link here. Or you may mail-in your registration fee. Please mail checks to NCMF - P.O. Box 1682 Fort George G. Meade, Maryland 20755-9998.

*Registration will close - COB 22 July 2016*


Section I - INTELLIGENCE HIGHLIGHTS

US Probes Chinese Ownership of CIA-Linked Insurance Company.  Federal investigators are taking a close look at the Chinese ownership of an American insurance company that has been selling legal liability insurance to senior CIA, FBI and other intelligence officials and operatives for decades.

The company, Wright USA, was quietly acquired late last year by Fosun Group, a Shanghai-based conglomerate led by Guo Guangchang, a billionaire known as "China's Warren Buffett" who has high-level Communist Party connections.

The links between Guo and Wright USA came under scrutiny by the Treasury Department's Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, as well as the Office of Director of National Intelligence, the coordinating body of all US spy agencies, soon after Fosun announced the purchase of Wright's parent company last November. The FBI has also launched a criminal probe into whether the company made "unauthorized disclosures of government data to outsiders," according to a well-placed source, who like others, spoke to Newsweek on condition of anonymity because the information was sensitive.

(The FBI declined to comment, and Fosun denies the FBI has asked it for any documents.)  [Read more:  Stein/Newsweek/29June2016]

French Inquiry Urges Changes to Intelligence Services in Light of Failures.  A parliamentary committee examining two devastating terrorist attacks in France last year called on Tuesday for the nation's intelligence agencies to be streamlined and merged, finding widespread failures in the collection and analysis of information that could have helped prevent the attacks.

Among 40 proposals, lawmakers urged the government to merge some of France's overlapping and sometimes competing agencies and to create a new national agency - like the National Counterterrorism Center that the United States established after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks - reporting directly to the prime minister. It also urged the government to set up a shared antiterrorism database; to better monitor prisons, where radicalization of inmates is a major problem; and to tighten the sentencing of convicted terrorists.

The National Assembly, the lower house of the French Parliament, set up the committee in January to examine attacks on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo and elsewhere in the Paris area in January 2015, and a coordinated series of assaults by the Islamic State in and around the capital in November. A total of 147 people were killed in those attacks.

The nonpartisan committee included lawmakers from France's two largest parties, the Socialists and the center-right Republicans. It offered the most definitive account so far of the 2015 attacks, and of the intelligence failures preceding them, but was more limited in scope than the 9/11 commission.  [Read more:  Breeden/NYTimes/5July2016]

High-Ranking Russian Intelligence Officer's Case Goes to Lithuanian Court.  The criminal case of a high-ranking Russian intelligence officer, charged with espionage against Lithuania, has been forwarded to the Vilnius Regional Court, the Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office announced Friday.

N.F., as the man has been identified, alongside others, allegedly planned to recruit officers from the VIP Protection Department to bug the office and home of President Dalia Grybauskaite.

A senior operations officer of the Intelligence Unit at the Kaliningrad Directorate of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB), N.F. is to be tried for espionage, falsification of documents, use of false documents, and multiple illegal border crossings, according to the prosecutor's office.

The prosecutors have stated that the intelligence officer, alongside another Russian citizen identified as I.G., the head of the same FSB unit, and a Lithuanian citizen identified as V.S., met with Lithuanians in a handful of foreign countries between Oct. 2011 and late 2014 in an attempt to recruit them to spy against Lithuania.  [Read more:  BalticTimes/1July2016]

Israeli Spy Agency Head Holds Meetings With Russian Defense Officials in Moscow.  The head of Israel's Mossad spy agency Yossi Cohen visited Moscow on Friday where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin's national security adviser Nikolai Patrushev and the two discussed security issues related to the Middle East, Israeli daily Haaretz reported.

According to a statement released by Patrushev's office, Cohen also met with the head of SVR, the Russian foreign intelligence service.

It is considered unusual for there to have been an an official announcement about the meeting because Cohen's trips abroad are usually made secretly, according to Haaretz.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met two weeks ago with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow to mark 25 years of Russia-Israel relations.  [Read more:  i24news/2July2016]

New Head of German Intelligence Service Pledges Fundamental Reform.  Senior civil servant Bruno Kahl, 53, took over as head of Germany's beleaguered BND intelligence service Friday with a pledge to fundamentally reform the organization.

Kahl replaces Gerhard Schindler, who had led the service from January 2012 through a period when it came to light that the BND had assisted the US National Security Agency (NSA) in spying on European allies.

The ensuing scandal led the German government to increase supervision of the agency's activities under new legislation finalized by the cabinet on Wednesday.

Kahl is scheduled to be formally inducted on July 6 by German Chancellery chief Peter Altmaier, who said as he announced Kahl's appointment in April that he faces a Herculean task in the next five to 10 years with the largest restructuring in the agency's history.  [Read more:  dpa/1July2016]

US Offers to Share Syria Intelligence on Terrorists With Russia.  The Obama administration has offered to help Russia improve its targeting of terrorist groups in Syria if Moscow will stop bombing civilians and opposition fighters who have signed on to a cease-fire and use its influence to force Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to do the same.

The offer early this week of what one administration official called "enhanced information sharing" does not include joint military planning, targeting or coordination with US airstrikes or other operations in Syria.

But it would expand cooperation beyond the "deconfliction" talks the US and Russian militaries began last year to ensure their planes do not run into each other in Syria's increasingly crowded airspace.

Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, who has long opposed any additional cooperation, said Thursday that if Russia would "do the right thing in Syria - that's an important condition - as in all cases with Russia, we're willing to work with them."  [Read more:  DeYoung/WashingtonPost/30June2016]


Section II - CONTEXT & PRECEDENCE

If It Wasn't for This CIA Officer, a Lot More People Would Have Died in Benghazi.  Casualties sustained during the terrorist attack on the US consulate in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, could have been much higher if it was not for the work of a mysterious CIA officer, according to an official report from the House Select Committee on Benghazi.

The report, released Tuesday, noted that US military support did not arrive to aid the small contingent of US personnel defending the consulate during the attack. Instead, it was a militia made up of former Gaddafi loyalists known as Libyan Military Intelligence (LMI) that would come to the rescue of the US officials several hours after the attack. According to the report, the militia group came to the aid of the officials thanks to a quick-thinking CIA officer known only as "Officer A."

The report stated that the perilous situation began when a US team defending the CIA annex housing the recently evacuated State Department officials came under mortar fire. The men belonged to what is known as a CIA Global Response Staff (GRS) team, an organization charged with protecting intelligence assets abroad. They had decided to evacuate the US consulate after the first attack the previous evening and move the remaining staff to the annex before coming under a second assault. The Benghazi GRS team, initially comprised of only six men, would be reinforced by a second team that flew in from Tripoli overnight, but the welcome help would unfortunately not be enough to conduct a full evacuation.

"We decided that the situation we had was untenable to stay at the compound. We didn't have enough shooters and there were too many wounded, and we were definitely going to lose our State Department wounded if we had stayed there much longer," recounted one of the GRS personnel in his testimony to the committee. "So we were pushing to get out as fast as we could."  [Read more:  Read/DailyCaller/28June2016]

Inside a Secret Government Warehouse Prepped for Health Catastrophes.  When Greg Burel tells people he's in charge of some secret government warehouses, he often gets asked if they're like the one at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark, where the Ark of the Covenant gets packed away in a crate and hidden forever.

"Well, no, not really," says Burel, director of a program called the Strategic National Stockpile at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Thousands of lives might someday depend on this stockpile, which holds all kinds of medical supplies that the officials would need in the wake of a terrorist attack with a chemical, biological or nuclear weapon.

The location of these warehouses is secret. How many there are is secret. (Although a former government official recently said at a public meeting that there are six.) And exactly what's in them is secret.  [Read more:  GreenfieldBoyce/NPR/27June2016]

CIA Taps Huge Potential of Digital Technology.  At CIA headquarters in Langley, the office of the director of digital innovation sits next to the agency's in-house museum filled with artifacts from its history.

Featuring heavily are gadgets such as early secret cameras and bugging devices that would not appear out of character in a Hollywood film.

The line-up makes the point that even though the CIA is an intelligence agency whose central mission has been to recruit people to provide secrets, technology has always had a crucial role.

Andrew Hallman - who runs the recently created Directorate of Digital Innovation - has the job of making sure that the new digital world works to the CIA's advantage rather than disadvantage.  [Read more:  Corera/BBC/29June2016]


Section III - COMMENTARY

Debating America's Domestic Intelligence Is Worthwhile.  Over the last eight months, Europe and America have endured multiple terrorist attacks, leaving hundreds dead and hundreds more injured. In all cases, ISIS has directed, enabled, or inspired the attackers.

ISIS aims for its adherents to launch additional terrorist attacks over the coming years. In both of the US attacks, our domestic intelligence apparatus appears to have missed clues or ended investigations prematurely despite evidence of pro-jihadi sympathies. As a result of these attacks and misses, it is natural to debate reforms that would improve the odds that our domestic intelligence apparatus would detect and stop future terrorists.

Over at The Cipher Brief, a robust debate is underway between Elaine Lammert, the former Deputy General Counsel of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and John Sipher, a former member of the Central Intelligence Agency's Senior Intelligence Service. Lammert makes the case that the reforms instituted at the FBI after the 9/11 attacks are working well and it would be a mistake to split the intelligence and investigation functions of the FBI into two distinct entities.  Lammert closes by stating, "The FBI is uniquely positioned to address these evolving threats through the integration of intelligence with operations."

In contrast, Sipher proposes stripping the FBI of its intelligence activities and creating a domestic intelligence service, which is a structure used by many foreign countries.  [Read more:  Mayer/AEI/5July2016]

US Must Streamline Intelligence Processes.  Since the American Revolution, our leaders have recognized the need for accurate information about our enemies. George Washington was both the commander in chief and our first accomplished spymaster. He was supported by a Continental Congress that established secret committees to uncover British spies, recruit agents within the enemy's ranks and covertly shape the policies of neutral states.

America had no permanent intelligence establishment until the dawn of the Cold War. A loose community of intelligence agencies operated largely in the shadows with minimal oversight until congressional investigators exposed troubling abuses in the 1970s. Since then, each new charge of incompetence or misconduct has produced another policy, structure or process to ensure our intelligence activities were legal, effective and aligned with American values.

In the wake of Edward Snowden's unlawful disclosures of surveillance programs, students at the LBJ School of Public Affairs launched a yearlong research project to evaluate the supervision and oversight of US intelligence. Were the institutions charged with monitoring our sprawling intelligence community adequate to ensure these agencies respect our laws and values? Or, were the overseers' intrusive demands frustrating essential operations?

After examining the history and interviewing almost 60 senior government officials, journalists and advocates, the students reported their findings and recommended changes. The US system remains the model for democratic oversight of secret intelligence activities. No other government subjects its secret services to the same level of scrutiny that the US does. Foreign calls for tighter control over US intelligence are hypocritical and principally motivated by domestic politics. [Read more:  Slick&Inboden/DallasMorningNews/30June2016]

Moscow Rules of Espionage Go Global - If You Think It's KGB, It Is.  Espionage is widely reputed to be mankind's second-oldest profession. Spying on each other has been around as long as people have been aggregating in anything like societies. The Old Testament is replete with examples, including Moses sending spies out ahead of the Israelites to reconnoiter the Promised Land as they made their way out of bondage in Egypt

From the outset there have been rules about what's permissible in espionage. Not everyone went so far as German spymasters of a hundred years ago, who insisted spying is gentleman's work, but physical violence has generally been considered out of bounds. Stealing secrets is the point of the business, not roughing each other up unnecessarily.

Moscow was always at the rougher end of the espionage spectrum, and it gave the Cold War a famous ruleset that inspired a generation of spies. Although the Moscow Rules were never definitively codified, they explained how difficult it was to conduct intelligence operations inside the Soviet Union, where the KGB owned the turf and could cover any suspected Western spy non-stop with physical and technical surveillance. This made conducting any espionage operations difficult and dangerous.

Key to the Moscow Rules was an understanding that coincidences rarely are: "Once is accident. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action," per hoary counterintelligence wisdom. In other words, if you think it's the KGB, it probably is.  [Read more:  Schindler/TheObserver/30June2016]

ISIL's Response to Turkish-Israeli Intelligence Cooperation.  It is an open secret in the world of diplomacy and intelligence: No matter how quickly and deeply relations between two countries take a nose dive, communication channels always remain open between diplomats and intelligence officers.

That was the case with Turkish-Israeli relations. It was no secret that communication lines were kept open between the two countries' diplomats, while it would be a fair bet to assume that the same was valid for the intelligence quarters, though in a much more restricted and limited way.

Actually, it was the deeply-rooted relations and cooperation between the two countries' intelligence and military officials that provided the backbone of the honeymoon in Israeli-Turkish relations in the 1990s. But for that you have to have an overlapping of strategic interests, or at least your strategic interests should not be in conflict. Yet by 2010 the two countries came to the brink of a hot conflict; Turkish citizens were killed by Israeli soldiers.

Interestingly, the Mavi Marmara incident took place a few days after Hakan Fidan was appointed to head the MİT, Turkey's intelligence agency. And after the Mavi Marmara incident the Israeli press reported how their intelligence and military establishment was concerned by this appointment, like the Haaretz report in June 2010.  [Read more:  Hurriyet/30June2016]

Former FBI Agent: Our Terrorism Strategy Isn't Working.  After a horrible tragedy like the recent attack on Orlando's Pulse nightclub, it's natural to wonder what more the Federal Bureau of Investigation could have been done to prevent it. The immediate reaction of the national security establishment to such events is often to argue it needs more power and resources to fulfill its terrorism prevention mandate. But when what you're doing isn't working, doing more isn't the answer.

Omar Mateen, the shooter in Orlando, had been flagged for the FBI before. He was investigated - and cleared - twice, a process that started because of a troubling tip from his co-workers. The bureau is inundated with similar calls every day. The sheer volume of information means valuable resources are spent chasing down false leads, instead of honing in on viable intel about people set to cause real harm.

Repeatedly since the 9/11 attacks, calls for more surveillance have been too quickly answered by politicians eager to show they are doing something, without regard for whether it actually helps or harms our security efforts. The fact is: opening the intelligence collection spigot has left the FBI and other intelligence agencies drowning in irrelevant information. One federal review of the FBI's pre-attack investigation of Ft. Hood shooter Nidal Hasan, for example, argued this "data explosion" contributed to the investigators' inability to identify all of Hasan's relevant communications sitting in FBI databases.

But the increasing data collection is only half the problem.  [Read more:  German/Time/5July2016]


Section IV - ANNOUNCEMENTS, and OBITUARIES

Obituaries

Ruth Eleanor Duckett.  Ellie passed away on June 21, 2016, surrounded by her loving family and friends at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Care Center. Ellie was born in Roanoke, Virginia on October 22, 1948. She is survived by her beloved mother Jane Law Duckett of Wilmington; brother Art, sister-in-law Deb and niece Hilary of Wilmington; sister-in-law Margaret Duckett of New Hope, Alabama; niece Shannon Duckett Jenkins (Todd) and grandnieces Riley and Ansley of Canton, Georgia; nephew Ernie Duckett of Madison, Alabama and nephew Kerby of Florida; nephew Carl Duckett II (Kasi), and grandnieces Claire Edith and Caeli Eleanor of Owens Cross Roads, Alabama. Ellie was predeceased by her father Carl Duckett, brother Ernie Duckett and niece Tami Duckett Estep. She is also held in loving memory by aunts Dee Law, Lois Law, Earlene Law, Ruby Edwards, and Ruby Duckett. After graduation from Mars Hill University in 1970, Ellie began her 33-year career with the Central Intelligence Agency as an Operations Officer. She served in Latin America, Central Europe and Europe where she was Deputy and Chief of Station in two of her five overseas tours. She also travelled extensively to other regions of the world. Throughout her career she was given greater levels of responsibility and was promoted into the Senior Intelligence Service. She held leadership positions in the Counterproliferation and the Counterterroism Centers. During her final years in the CIA, she held the position of Deputy Division Chief of Europe Division and retired after serving two years as Chief of the National Resources Division. Throughout her career she was awarded numerous Exceptional Performance Awards. She also received the Distinguished Intelligence Medal in recognition of "her exceptional leadership of the National Resources Division and for her mentoring skills." The Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal (DCIM) was awarded to Ellie, citing "she has proven over and over again that she is an exceptionally intelligent, creative and hard charging officer." She was also awarded The Director's Awards by the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency.  [Read more:  WilmingtonStarNews/26June2016]


Section V - Events

AFIO EDUCATIONAL EVENTS IN COMING TWO MONTHS....

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 11:30 am - Colorado Springs, CO - The Rocky Mountain AFIO Chapter presents two speakers on: "Dynamism in the US and China Codependency Dance."

The world's largest two economies are dealing with significant, possibly unsurmountable challenges. Internally, a widening income gap and questions about political leadership have led many to wonder whether either the PRC or the United States are on sustainable paths. Even as two-way trade between the two is at all-time highs, domestic Chinese issues like capital flight and slowing growth are changing the nature of bilateral economic and political ties. The US government has leveraged cheap credit--largely made possible by the PRC's appetite for treasuries--but Beijing has started unloading its holdings.
And in the midst of all this, the PRC is asserting itself more on the international scene, especially in the South China Sea. The discussion will touch on the above issues as well the Chinese leadership's attempt to guide an economic transition from export-based growth to one that centers on internal consumption.

Our speakers:
Dan S. has worked in human intelligence in Vietnam before working at the RAND Corporation on B-52 effectiveness. He joined the Defense Intelligence Agency as a strategic analyst and contributed to National Security Memoranda and the President's Daily Briefing. Afterwards, he was a faculty member at the United States Air Force Academy's Political Science Department. He has a BA in English from Trinity College and an MA in Sino-Soviet Studies from George Washington University. He currently works in Denver.
Hans B. first traveled to the PRC in 1999; his professional and academic endeavors have focused on China's society, economy, and politics ever since. An analyst, Hans has advised many businesses and government agencies on strategy and political risk, market entry, and local partner development. He has a BA in Chinese Language and Literature and Asian Studies from CU-Boulder and an MA in International Affairs from George Washington University. Currently, he is an entrepreneur in Colorado Springs.

For more information, please contact Tom VanWormer at robsmom@pcisys.net.

10 September 2016, 11:30am - Melbourne, FL - The AFIO Florida Satellite Chapter hosts Lou Pernice on "The History of Homeland Security."

Guest Speaker at this kick-off event for the fall season is Louis Pernice, speaking on "The History of Homeland Security: The American Experience from our Independence to 911." It will be presented from abroad perspective covering both constitutional, budgetary and social issues. Lou will also be covering the topic starting from the early colonial days of defending our borders through the Civil War, both World Wars, the Cold War, evolution of transnational terrorist threat and up to the 9/11 attacks.
Lou'sprofessional background includes: Career law enforcement professional with a leadership record spanning over 40 years of demonstrated success in five federal/state law enforcement/support agencies including: United States Treasury Department – Internal Revenue Service; U.S. Department of Agriculture – Office of Inspector General; U.S. Department of Justice - Office of the Inspector General; U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service - Office of Professional Responsibility; and the Brevard Police Testing and Selection Center. Lou holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and hold a BachelorsDegree in Psychology from Brooklyn College in New York.
Event will be held at Indian River Colony Club, 1936 Freedom Drive, Melbourne, FL 32940.
For more information or to register, do so at this chapter website link.



Other Upcoming Events

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 11:30am - 1pm - Washington, DC - "Expectations of Privacy in the Digital Age" by Terry Roberts, Former DD/ONI, at the Daniel Morgan Academy

The Daniel Morgan Academy hosts an exclusive, invitation-only national security lecture featuring Terry Roberts, former Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence, speaking on the expectation of privacy in the digital age.

TIMING: Reception at 11:30 am, remarks by Terry Roberts at noon followed by Q & A.
LOCATION: Daniel Morgan Academy, 1620 L St NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20036; Near Farragut North and West Metro Stations
For more information or to RSVP do so here or contact Frank Fletcher, Director of Lectures and Seminars, DMA at Fletcher@DanielMorgan.academy; call 202-759-4988.
Please note: DMA events are by invitation-only and not open to the public. Contact the Academy for more information.

Friday, 8 July 2016, 11:30 am - 1 pm - Washington, DC - David Shedd, former DD/DIA on "Intelligence Challenges in a Volatile World" - at the Daniel Morgan Academy

Presentation by David Shedd, former Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, on "Intelligence Challenges in a Volatile World." Reliance by decision makers on exquisite intelligence collection, counterintelligence, and analysis is greater today than at any time in memory. The hurdles before us as a nation are not insurmountable but should not be underestimated. We are entering the technological exponential age wherein our adversaries - state and non-state protagonists - are making the global environment increasingly challenging in shaping our own national security destiny. Innovation, public-private partnerships, and significantly increased integration among the elements of the American Intelligence Community, and collaboration with our friends and allies is no longer just an option, it is an imperative.

Timing: Reception at 11:30 am; remarks by David Shedd followed by Q&A are from Noon to 1:00 pm

LOCATION: Daniel Morgan Academy, 1620 L St NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20036; Near Farragut North and West Metro Stations
For more information or to RSVP do so here or contact Frank Fletcher, Director of Lectures and Seminars, DMA at Fletcher@DanielMorgan.academy; call 202-759-4988.
Please note: DMA events are by invitation-only and not open to the public. Contact the Academy for more information.

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 11am-noon - Washington, DC - The Magic of Spying: Tradecraft Trickery - at the International Spy Museum

In the real-life world of espionage, spies often call upon the art of magic and illusion to distract the enemy, make evidence disappear, and escape unnoticed. Join professional magician, Peter Wood, as he demonstrates the art of misdirection, sleight of hand, and other illusions used by skilled spies. This one of a kind performance, custom-designed for the Spy Museum, is guaranteed to fascinate children and adults alike. Ages: 7 and up. Space is limited advance registration required. Tickets: $10. Visit www.spymuseum.org

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, noon to 1:15 pm - Washington, DC - Join the CI Centre for their June Global Terrorism, Espionage, and Cyber Security FREE monthly update at the Spy Museum

Global Terrorism, Espionage and Cybersecurity Monthly Update takes place at noon at the International Spy Museum. There is no charge. Presentation is made by David Major, a current and original member of the Board of Directors for the Museum. He is a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent who was Director of Counterintelligence, Intelligence and Security Programs on the National Security Council Staff. He provides a one hour briefing on the most recent counterintelligence intelligence and security issues, breaches, and penetrations that have occurred globally during the past month. Presented in partnership with The Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies (CI Centre), these updates will cover worldwide events such as newly emerging espionage, economic espionage, technology diversion cases and arrest, cyber espionage incidents, and domestic and international terrorist activities. Major uses his expertise to analyze trends and highlight emerging issues of interest to both intelligence and national security professionals, private sector professionals and the general public. To attend contact: Meaghan Smith meaghan.smith@cicentre.com

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 6:30-8:30pm - Washington, DC - High Hand: The Authors Behind the Thrills - at the International Spy Museum

Espionage, political machinations, oil, secretly funded high-tech weapons of intelligence, ghosts of the Cold War, murder, and poker. Join the three co-authors of High Hand, a new spy thriller, to explore how they used their professional and personal experiences to create this novel written using the pseudonym Curtis J. James on the CIA and SVR. The authors: Pentagon journalist James Rosen, and cancer scientist Curtis Harris, and James Ellenberger, a former senior official of a national labor federation, will be joined by Spy Museum board member and retired KGB Major General Oleg D. Kalugin. Tickets: $12. Visit www.spymuseum.org

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 11:30 am - 1 pm - Washington, DC - Fran Moore, former CIA DDI on "Leading Intelligence Analysis." - a program at the Daniel Morgan Academy

The Daniel Morgan Academy hosts an exclusive, invitation-only national security lecture featuring Fran Moore, retired CIA officer and Deputy Director for Intelligence, will discuss the challenges of leading analysis and producing insights in support of policymakers and the President of the United States as they formulate foreign policy and cope with national security threats. Ms. Moore will share lessons learned with respect to intelligence analysis as she looks forward to the issues facing the next Administration and the analysts that will support them.
Reception at 11:30; remarks by Fran Moore followed by Q&A are from Noon to 1 pm.
LOCATION: Daniel Morgan Academy, 1620 L St NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20036; Near Farragut North and West Metro Stations
For more information or to RSVP do so here or contact Frank Fletcher, Director of Lectures and Seminars, DMA at Fletcher@DanielMorgan.academy; call 202-759-4988.
Please note: DMA events are by invitation-only and not open to the public. Contact the Academy for more information.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 7- 8:15pm - Washington, DC - Spy School Workshop with Eric O'Neill and SpyChasers presents: Welcome to Khandar - at the International Spy Museum

You are invited to an evening at the Khandar Embassy with Eric O'Neill - but all is not as it seems. The Embassy has just become the center of an espionage investigation with global repercussions. It's up to you to identify the spy from among four Embassy luminaries before time runs out. Space is limited to 25 participants -- advance registration is required. Tickets: $45. Visit www.spymuseum.org

Monday, 25 July 2016 10 am - 1 pm - Annapolis Junction, MD - The NCMF 2016 Summer Cryptologic Program features Gen Michael V. Hayden on "American Intelligence in the Age of Terror."

The NCMF's 2016 Summer program, featuring a presentation by former DIRNSA and Director, CIA, General Michael Hayden, will be held from 1000-1115, followed by a question and answer session from 1115-1145. Lunch will be served at 1145.
Gen Hayden will discuss the reasons behind his decisions to respond to the world of terrorism and other challenges the United States faced as the technological revolution proceeded with far reaching demands. He defends these decisions strongly and provides counter-arguments to accusations of wrongdoing which regularly appeared in the media in the wake of the Snowden revelations. General Hayden also defends the CIA workforce in the face of disclosures about the rendition program, the methods of interrogation, and the results of such controversial measures. One of the key players in the modern world of intelligence, his presentation will shed new light on some of the most controversial issues of today's world. Gen Hayden's book, Playing the to Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror, was recently published and he will cover information presented in that memoir. A link to the NY Times review of his book is here.
A book signing with Gen Hayden will take place after his presentation and his book will be available to purchase. In addition, a selection of interesting books from the Foundation's used book collection will be on sale in the lobby area.
WHERE: L-3 Communications at 2720 Technology Drive, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
REGISTRATION INFO: Don't miss this interesting, informative program. The registration fee is $20 for members or $50 for guests (includes a one-year NCMF membership). Register online via the REGISTER NOW link here. Or you may mail-in your registration fee. Please mail checks to NCMF - P.O. Box 1682 Fort George G. Meade, Maryland 20755-9998. *Registration will close - COB 22 July 2016*

28 - 29 October 2016 - The Hague, Netherlands - "Witness to Change: Intelligence Analysis in a Changing Environment" is topic of the NISA 25th Anniversary Conference

The Netherlands Intelligence Studies Association (NISA) celebrates its 25th anniversary with a two-days conference. Main theme is the strongly changed environment of the intelligence analyst during these past 25 years.
In other words: the 25th anniversary as a symbol for the revolutionary changes in the intelligence world with which analysts have to deal; both external developments (the onset of a multipolar world, asymmetric conflicts, the information revolution), and internal changes (in collecting, processing, dissemination, legitimization and supervision).
These developments forced intelligence analysts and organisations to adapt work processes and methods and techniques. Intelligence analysts still mostly operate in secret, but the demands of intelligence consumers and the public have changed over the last 25 years. Social and technological developments have changed the playing field and the rules of the game for the intelligence analyst, leading to an enormous growth in (publicly) available information and means of communication, and demands for more transparency and accountability. Aim of the conference is to touch on the consequences of this changed environment, and to look ahead.

Participants are invited to listen to distinguished experts in the field, and to enter into discussions on various topics relating to intelligence analysis.

The Conference will be held at the Nationaal Archief (the National Archive), Prins Willem Alexanderhof 20, The Hague, the Netherlands.
The conference program may be viewed here as a PDF.

Conference Fee: Standard Fee: Eur175; Student Fee: Eur80 (proof of status required). Fee covers registration, lunch and drinks.
To join the Conference Diner on Friday 28 October 2016, an extra fee of Eur30 is applicable.

To Register: For registration: fill this form. After registration you will receive further information as regards payment of the conference fee and the programme. There is a limited number of seats. Registration for the conference will close on 15 October 2016.
For further information please send an e-mail to 25yearsnisa@gmail.com


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