Next month, Lieutenant General Robert Ashley will take over as the 21st director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.  The career Army military intelligence officer currently serves as the senior advisor to the Secretary of the Army and is the Army’s chief intelligence officer. Ashley has served at a number of ...

A new DIA effort to attract a wider range of contractors and be nimbler is showing promise despite the hurdles it has to jump. The "iHub" mechanism was instituted in September by Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, the DIA Director, and is aimed at connecting providers directly with DIA officers with ...

The U.S. Intelligence Community’s (IC) clandestine human intelligence (HUMINT) services are experiencing an erosion of their core mission and values, with consequences to our current and future collection capability.  As a 31-year career veteran at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), I executed and managed some of the CIA’s sensitive covert ...