Journal: Special Forces Collect, But Cannot Process

Categories: Military

Phi Beta Iota: Tip of the Hat to Steven Aftergood and the Federation of American Scientists.

“Ongoing SOF operations demonstrate the ability to collect significant amounts of pocket litter, hard copy documents, hard drives, cell phones, and other important hard copy and electronic media with significant intelligence value. However, without specialized expeditionary processing, this information becomes inaccessible and of no value to SOF in immediate urgent operational missions, and over the longer term to the war fighter, the intelligence community and others in need of access.”  The Committee recommended additional resources to remedy this deficiency.

Read the full story, including two links at Secrecy News.

Aug 17

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