Tag Archive for PPD-19

Intelligence officials leak surprise decision in whistleblower case

The Project on Government Oversight reports that a three-person panel authorized by Obama’s Presidential Policy Directive 19 concluded last May that the National Security Agency’s inspector general retaliated against a whistleblower. Based on that information, Director Michael Rogers sent IG…

Gaps confirmed in protections for national security whistleblowers

Washington, D.C. — According to a new report, workers in national security positions remain vulnerable to reprisal under current federal laws. The PEN America report, Secret Sources: Whistleblowers, National Security, and Free Expression, refutes allegations by current and former government…

DoD and DoE publish policies for whistleblowers with security clearances

Secrecy News reports that the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Energy (DoE) have published their departmental policies for implementing Presidential Policy Directive 19. PPD-19, published October 12, 2012, directed “the head of each Intelligence Community Element” to…