Archive for July 28th, 2008

Did Russia “Penetrate” the State Department?

Earlier this month, concerns arose over the security of the J. Edgar Hoover building. Initial concerns were over the information-handling aspects, then later the physical security of the building itself, which is headquarters to the FBI. Were the building really, truly deficient in its security, that would be a huge, and embarrassing, revelation for the Bureau.

What if it isn’t the only building in Washington with inadequate security? What if there were another government office that had not just theoretical, on-paper vulnerability, but had actually been compromised by a foreign power? Tantalizing information from an unlikely government source suggests that’s exactly the case – at no less important a place than the State Department.
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Published in: General, History, Security | on July 28th, 2008 | 1 Comment »