Tag Results for Case File (5)

  1. FBI Virtual Case File Opportunity Cost?

    A Lebanese-born CIA officer and former FBI agent Nada Nadim Prouty pleaded guilty this week to charges that, among other things (like submitting forged documents to obtain American citizenship) she illegally sought classified information from FBI computers in September 2002 and June 2003 concerning the Islamic group Hezbollah. According to the New York Times, the agent's sister and brother-in-law "attended a fund-raising event in Lebanon in August 2002 at which the keynote speaker was Sheikh Muhammed Hussein Fadlallah, the spiritual leader of Hezbollah. Sheikh Fadlallah has been designated by the United States government as a …

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  2. Maybe They'll All Quit

    Zalmai Azmi, the FBI's CIO, was reported in Federal Computer Week as saying that, "Cultural differences are the biggest obstacle preventing intelligence agencies from starting information-sharing programs." He reportedly went on to say that, â''The introduction of new blood would help do things differently." Good luck. I thought that too over thirty years ago when I worked as a junior engineer in the Defense Department. I still hold that same thought today. I wonder if Azmi is hinting that there may be problems behind the scenes with Sentinel, the follow on to the infamous Virtual Case File …

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