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Department of State

Reduce US Diplomatic / State Dept Secrecy & Related Investments

The U.S. Dept of State spends far too much on maintaining a large-scale classified system. We are and will continue to be constantly short of resources. Maintaining a large-scale classified IT infrastructure is wasteful and largely counter-productive for American diplomacy. As George Kennan argued: "Diplomacy, after all, is not a conspiracy. The best diplomacy is the one that involves the fewest, not the most, secrets... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

One Security Clearance to Cover all Agencies

My idea is to have one security clearance, or background check to cover all, or at least most agencies. For example right now a person can already have a Top-Secret clearance with the Department of Defense, and they would have to start a background investigation all over again if they were to apply with another agency, even if it’s only for a Secret clearance. They would have to fill out the same SF-86, the same eQip... more »

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