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Poindexter leaving DARPA

Aug 13, 2003. After spending more than a year defending controversial counter-terrorism programs under his purview, John Poindexter says he will resign as director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Information Awareness Office effective August 29.

According to the Washington Post, Poindexter yesterday submitted a five-page letter of resignation to DARPA director, Anthony Tether, in which he wrote about the difficulty of explaining innovative technologies needed to help the U.S. intelligence community combat terrorism.

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