Washington Times


Washington Times. "[Editorial:] The Cox Report." 26 May 1999. Washington Times National Weekly Edition, 31 May-6 Jun. 1999, 36.

The conclusions of the Cox report "demonstrate that the Chinese nuclear espionage and legal and illegal willful technology transfers will drastically compromise U.S. national security for decades to come."


Washington Times. "Ex-CIA Officer Gets 23 Years for Selling Secrets to Russia." 5 Jun. 1997, A8.

Harold J. Nicholson has been sentenced to 23 years and seven months in prison. See also, Brooke A. Masters, "Convicted Spy Says He Did It for His Family," Washington Post, 6 Jun. 1997, A1, A6; and Tim Weiner, "C.I.A. Traitor, Saying He Wanted Cash for Family, Gets 23 Years," New York Times, 6 Jun. 1997, A19..


Washington Times. "Huang Had Special Interest in China, CIA Officer Testifies." 28 Jun. 1997, A4.


Washington Times. "[Editorial:] Intelligence Under Siege." 18 May 2009. [http://www.washingtontimes.com]

"House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's war with the CIA could not come at a worse time for America's beleaguered intelligence agencies. When the United States needs its intelligence arms the most -- to combat terrorism, track Iran's nuclear-weapons program and fend off foreign espionage -- they are under assault from many quarters.... The covenant among the government, the people and our intelligence and national security professionals must be restored. We ask this select group of specialists to do things that, while legal, must be shielded from public scrutiny lest they be compromised and rendered ineffective. Congress is entrusted with the responsibility of oversight which itself must remain secret. When this critical process is polluted by politics, sensationalism and deceit, the wound must be opened and cleaned. We owe our struggling intelligence services nothing less."


Washington Times. "[Editorial:] Not Very Intelligent." 13 Apr. 2009. [http://www.washingtontimes.com]

The inspector general's report on the ODNI says that the office "has not served the intelligence needs of the nation." According to the report, the DNI "was unable to do his job because of an unwieldy number of overlapping layers of authority at the 16 different intelligence agencies he oversees. It also stated that the two previous [DNIs] spent too much time briefing the White House and Congress at the expense of actually managing the nation's intelligence apparatus....

"Adding more bureaucracy is not a way to effect change. The nation's intelligence failures before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks were largely due to the existence of too many competing intelligence agencies that did not share information or work together. It is no surprise that yet another layer of bureaucracy hasn't made the intelligence community work."


Washington Times. "Physicist Admits Spying for China." 10 Dec. 1997, A9.

See also, William Claiborne, "Taiwan-born Scientist Passed Defense Data," Washington Post, 12 Dec. 1997, A23.


Washington Times. "Pollard Presses Court To Seek His Release." 8 Sep. 1999, 14.

According to his attorney, Jonathan Pollard "appealed to the Israeli Supreme Court" on 7 September 1999 "to press for his release."


Washington Times. Editors. "Prosecutors Emphasize Damage Caused by Pollard." 19 Feb.1987, 5.


Washington Times. "[Editorial:] Russia's Political Chaos." 10 Aug. 1999.


Washington Times. "[Editorial:] Where was George Tenet?" 25 Sep. 2001. [http://www. washtimes.com]

"The congressional demagoguery and micromanaging that have crippled the CIA's ability to do its job began back in the 1970s, well before the current director, George Tenet, assumed the post. Nonetheless, Mr. Tenet certainly must shoulder much of the blame for the intelligence failure of Sept. 11 as well as a host of other intelligence failures and poor policy decisions that took place during the Clinton era.... In short, it's time for Mr. Tenet to bow out gracefully. If he refuses, President Bush should fire him."


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