Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2014-02-16T12:01:14-05:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Drudge Report Features “Feds Want to Track Your DNA Like a License Plate”,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a5116dff4b970c 2014-02-16T12:01:14-05:00 2014-02-16T12:01:14-05:00 Many thanks to Drudge Report for spreading the word about my latest article “Feds want to track your DNA like a license plate.” Steve Peacock Feds Want to Track Your DNA Like a License Plate (WND),2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a73d79549f970d 2014-02-16T11:48:14-05:00 2014-02-16T11:48:14-05:00 Just as details are emerging about a controversial, nationwide vehicle-surveillance database, WND has learned the federal government is planning an even more invasive spy program using “physiological signatures” to track down individuals. Steve Peacock Steve Peacock Interview with Talk-Show Host Peter Boyles,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20191045e7d8b970c 2013-07-23T16:56:48-04:00 2013-07-23T16:56:48-04:00 Today I was tracked down by Denver radio talk-show host Peter Boyles (710KNUS), who took note of my reporting via WND on the issues of drones -- unmanned aerial systems -- and other forms of electronic surveillance. We spoke for nearly 20 minutes about some of the following articles, while Mr. Boyles also allowed me to mention U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor and my background as a Capitol Hill reporter covering the final years of the Clinton Administration through the start of the George W. Bush Administration. Steve Peacock WND: Feds Recruit Private Sector to Expand Drone Use,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20177432c5221970d 2012-07-09T10:00:03-04:00 2012-07-12T14:00:24-04:00 See my latest article contribution to WND: “Feds recruit private sector to expand drone use; Seek traffic control experts to launch more spy planes over U.S. airspace.” Steve Peacock Pakistani Intelligence, Military to be Trained on U.S. Soil?,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2015432ec8b0c970c 2011-06-10T15:23:49-04:00 2012-01-31T12:39:31-05:00 Training of Pakistani intelligence and military personnel in the use of electronic surveillance and analysis equipment potentially could take place on U.S. soil, according to an Army planning document that U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor has located. Steve Peacock New Legislation Seeks to Slash Federal Workforce by 10% -- But Opens Door for White House Waivers,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e88f2888a970d 2011-06-06T17:46:20-04:00 2011-06-06T17:46:20-04:00 A bill that seeks to reduce the federal workforce by 10% over the next few years was introduced today by House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform leaders. Steve Peacock Next Phase of Advanced Global Data-Mining & Intelligence System Unfolds,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201538e9c2333970b 2011-05-20T22:56:29-04:00 2011-05-20T23:01:56-04:00 Details of an emerging data-mining and intelligence-analysis program reminiscent of the Pentagon’s controversial Total Information Awareness (TIA) project emerged yesterday, U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor has discovered. Steve Peacock Defense Unit Weighs Media Support Contracts,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e8824084c970d 2009-04-10T00:00:00-04:00 2009-04-10T00:00:00-04:00 Information dissemination, broadcast production, and media analysis are among tasks that a select Dept. of Defense unit may begin outsourcing to industry, The Peacock Report (TPR) has discovered. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) currently is assessing the capabilities of companies that provide such services, according to a “sources sought”... Steve Peacock TSA Seeks to Take ' Intelligent ' Surveillance Technology to Next Level,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e88240759970d 2008-02-25T00:00:00-05:00 2008-02-25T00:00:00-05:00 The creation of next-generation "intelligent" surveillance systems capable of sensing group- and individual-behavioral changes could be deployed across U.S. airports and other transportation centers -- if the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) can indeed achieve such a capability. The agency's wish-list of new surveillance capabilities includes "micro-behavior detection," an outcome which... Steve Peacock DARPA Explores Use of ICBMs for Surveillance Tech Deployment,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e88240609970d 2007-07-11T00:00:00-04:00 2007-07-11T00:00:00-04:00 The swift, global deployment of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) equipment using non-lethal intercontinental ballistic missiles is one of the latest initiatives to come out of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). According to a Special Notice that The Peacock Report located via a routine search of the FedBizOpps... Steve Peacock