Threats Drive Investments. (Theoretically.) And DIA Boss Has a Threat List.

[HTML1] In the defense sector, threats drive strategies, strategies (kind of) drive investments, and investments drive budgets. Theoretically, at least. Analysts expect very few parts of the U.S. defense budget to grow over the next decade. One portion expected to swell, however, is the military intelligence budget. And Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. Michael…

DIA Chief: Years Needed to Remove, Destroy Syria’s Chemical Weapons

UN weapons inspectors could soon begin the arduous and tense work of locating and seizing Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons. But the head of the Pentagon’s top intelligence organization wants everyone watching the Syria-US-Russia drama to know one thing: It’s going to take a long time to get those weapons out of the country.

Source: White House Wanted to Keep DIA Finding on N.Korean Nukes Under Wraps

A Defense Intelligence Agency finding that North Korea possesses nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles was thrust into public by a senior U.S. House staff member who was merely doing his job, congressional sources say. In a new twist, a House source tells Defense News that a DIA congressional liaison told a senior House Armed Services Committee aide…