(FoxNews.com) Faced with a frustrating vacuum of intelligence on the situation in Syria, the Central Intelligence Agency is beefing up efforts here at home hoping to address that void, sources tell Fox News.
The CIA is bringing in as many analysts as possible and asking them to work longer hours than usual — aiming to have more eyes and ears on the situation 24 hours a day. A CIA task force assigned specifically to Syria is “working round the clock” to dig up as much intelligence as they can about current developments on the ground and likely scenarios should President Bashar al-Assad’s regime collapse, according to a senior intelligence official.
(FoxNews.com) Mitt Romney accused the Obama administration Tuesday of leaking sensitive security information for “political advantage,” calling for a “full and prompt” investigation after a top Democrat said the White House appears to be responsible for some of the leaks.
Romney seized on a comment Monday from Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee: “I think the White House has to understand that some of this is coming from their ranks,” the senator told a World Affairs Council forum.