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Polygraph

A June 15, 2010 article, “Buzz on lie detectors is a lie, NSA video says,” at WashingtonPost.com reported on a new 10-minute video about polygraph tests posted at the Defense Security Service’s (DSS) training website. “The Truth About the Polygraph” is reported to be a video produced by the National

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Security Clearance Jobs

An article in POLITICO this morning is an interesting tale. Apparently, the CIA is offering their operatives to the private sector.  The work they perform is not on “government time”, but as a side gig.   When I first saw this story, I thought it would be agents consulting along

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Polygraph

An April 10, 2009 article in CQ Politics highlights John Sullivan, who spent three decades as a CIA polygrapher giving polygraph tests to CIA employees. When he sought a renewal of his CIA security clearance for a post-retirement job – He was turned down. Sullivan had just written Gatekeeper: Memoirs

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Background InvestigationsPolygraph

On 23 August 2008 the Washington Post carried an AP story about the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) intention to use contractors to conduct polygraph examinations for security clearances. “An unclassified DIA document describing the new effort says the contractor hired to perform the exams will conduct a minimum of 4,550

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