Sidney Harman’s Intelligence Connection (It ain’t Jane)

Just posted, from The Daily Beast.

It’s well-known that Sidney Harman, the electronics mogul who just bought Newsweek, is married to Rep. Jane Harman, one of Washington’s heavyweights on intelligence.

Rep. Harman, a Democrat, spent eight years on the House Intelligence Committee and is chairwoman of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence & Terrorism. She has had an intimate, and sometimes controversial, relationship to America’s spy agencies during her eight terms in Congress.

But few in Washington are aware that the real intelligence insider of the Harman family may be Sidney himself, through his connections to an obscure but highly influential organization known as Business Executives for National Security.

To read on, click here.

Update: the Washington Post’s Jeff Stein advances the story.

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One Response to Sidney Harman’s Intelligence Connection (It ain’t Jane)

  1. n. norelli says:

    Cryptome released some BENS documents Friday, including their 2008 IRS Form 990 . Thanks for this post.

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