In Depth interviews – December 19

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today’s guests:


Nancy Soderberg
Public Interest Declassification Board

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Some radical changes are in order for the way your agency manages the classification process. President Barack Obama now has a list of 14 recommendations from the Public Interest Declassification Board for reforming classification policy. Amb. Nancy Soderberg, the board’s chair, joins In Depth to discuss why the government has problems with both classification and declassification.

Declassification board ‘agitates’ for changes to document management (related story)

John Limbert
Former Ambassador and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs
State Department

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Three State Department officials are out today after a report on the Benghazi attack on September 11th. The report includes recommendations for improving security at installations around the world. John Limbert, a former ambassador and deputy assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs, joins In Depth to discuss his take on the report.

State Dept security chief resigns after Benghazi (related story)

Also on the show:

Mike Causey: Fiscal cliff compromise hits highest/lowest incomes

In Depth brings you the latest cybersecurity and defense news. Below, find links to the stories mentioned.

AF tests 24/7 fitness centers (Air Force)

Company predicts cyber murder (Internet Identity)