CNN: US intelligence community launches review following Ukraine and Afghanistan intel failings

CNN: US intelligence community launches review following Ukraine and Afghanistan intel failings. “The US intelligence community is carrying out a sweeping internal review of how it assesses the fighting power of foreign militaries amid mounting pressure from key lawmakers on Capitol Hill who say officials have failed twice in one year on the two major foreign policy crises faced by the Biden administration in Ukraine and Afghanistan.”

CNN: Exclusive: Intel agencies scour reams of genetic data from Wuhan lab in Covid origins hunt

CNN: Exclusive: Intel agencies scour reams of genetic data from Wuhan lab in Covid origins hunt . “US intelligence agencies are digging through a treasure trove of genetic data that could be key to uncovering the origins of the coronavirus — as soon as they can decipher it. This giant catalog of information contains genetic blueprints drawn from virus samples studied at the lab in Wuhan, China which some officials believe may have been the source of the Covid-19 outbreak, multiple people familiar with the matter tell CNN.”

New York Times: The U.K. Spy Agency MI5 Joined Instagram. It Wasn’t for the Likes.

New York Times: The U.K. Spy Agency MI5 Joined Instagram. It Wasn’t for the Likes.. “Take Instagram, a clearinghouse for vacation selfies, food pictures and airbrushed dispatches from your friends’ lives. Now add MI5, Britain’s domestic intelligence agency, known for its spying and secret-keeping, performed — in the fog of popular imagination, anyway — by handsome, tuxedoed men who drink martinis. A match made in influencer heaven?”

PR Newswire: Gale Debuts New Digital Archive Series on British Intelligence (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: Gale Debuts New Digital Archive Series on British Intelligence (PRESS RELEASE). “Twentieth-Century British Intelligence, An Intelligence Empire brings together previously classified documents from The U.K. National Archives that offer new viewpoints on the machinery of British intelligence, decolonization and global policy and strategy, including important insight into international politics and diplomacy in the 20th century. Available on the Gale Primary Sources platform, this never-before-digitized collection gives scholars and researchers access to thousands of top secret files that provide historical context on the history of British intelligence.” Gale, so not free, obviously…