Hunt for Federal Funds Gives Classified Research a Lift

Pete Marovich for The Chronicle

Frank J. Cilluffo (center), director of the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington U., attends a recent GW event with Senator Joseph I. Lieberman (right), who chairs the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Mr. Cilluffo feels that lifting GW's ban on classified research would help his institute fulfill its mission.
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More than two generations since university physicists helped win World War II, the marriage of academe and spycraft remains a matter of profound unease.

For some colleges and professors, classified research promises prestige and money. Powerhouses...

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