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Zach Carter

Top Spy Agency Has Hilariously Appropriate Welcome Message

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

You have to credit them for consistency. If you call the The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, you'll be greeted with an appropriate we...

U.S. Intelligence Officials To Tap Federal Workers With Secret Clearances

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and ...

Spying Review Board's Independence Questioned

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Stung by public unease about new details of spying by the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama selected a panel of advisers ...

Andrea Stone

Intel Director Seeks Leaks With Lie Detector Test

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

The nation's top intelligence official, acting in the wake of a series of revelations about secret national security programs, announced Monday the st...

Andrea Stone

Intelligence 'Black Budget' Cost Taxpayers $54.6 Billion in 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress appropriated a whopping $54.6 billion for classified intelligence operations in 2011, an increase over the previous two years. ...

Top U.S. Intelligence Official: Gaddafi 'Will Prevail'

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government's top intelligence official fumbled the Obama administration's message Thursday about embattled Muammar Gaddafi's fa...

The President's Daily Map

Christopher Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Tucker

It is time that we take advantage of new means of communication within the national security community, take steps to launch the President's Map, and move beyond the limitations of the President's Daily Brief.

READ THE MEMO: Intelligence Chief Warns Spy Community To Stop 'Blabbing Secrets'

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a blunt memo, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper admonishes intelligence community personnel to stop "blabbing secrets" and said he is...

New Spy Chief Tells Agents They Should Be Like His Grandchildren, 'Seen But Not Heard'

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The director of national intelligence is telling his people to zip it, after a string of recent leaks to the media. In a memo obta...

Retired Air Force Officer Confirmed As Director Of National Intelligence

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate late Thursday confirmed retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper as the next director of national intelligence, votin...

Dennis Blair, Resigning Director Of National Intelligence, Knew His Days Were Numbered

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For months, National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair has been a dead man walking – and he knew it. So constant and vicious...

Intelligence Director Nominee Vows To Rein In Disparate Agencies, Downplays Military Background

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Pledging to increase trust with Congress, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James R. Clapper said Tuesday he would be candid with lawmaker...

Saving the DNI from Extinction

Suzanne E. Spaulding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suzanne E. Spaulding

Before any prospective nominee for DNI agrees to take the job, he or she should get a firm commitment from the President to provide the political backing for budget and personnel authority lacking in the legislative charter.

Senators Push Leon Panetta Over James Clapper For White House Intelligence Job

Foreign Policy | Josh Rogin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In this era of hyper partisanship in Congress, there's one thing leading Democrats and Republicans can agree on: They want Leon Panetta, not James Cla...

Top Spies Terror Warning: Shades of Bush

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Stein

Which is it now -- imminent terrorist threat, or no threat? Certain or uncertain? Only last month U.S. intelligence officials were saying the Nigeria...

The Keystone Cops Meet the Parents; And Let's Not Invade Yemen

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

So before airport security screening start to feel like your annual medical check-up and American troops head into Yemen, here are some common sense ideas aimed at preventing anti-American terrorism.

Botched Attack Revives Scrutiny Of Bush Intelligence Reforms

The Washington Post | Karen DeYong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The failure of U.S. authorities to detect a plot to bomb a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day has reignited long-simmering concerns that intelligence refo...

Regarding Panetta: Let's Not Forget About Gates

Kristen Breitweiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristen Breitweiser

Placing an inexperienced person like Leon Panetta at CIA for his clean hands and "managerial expertise" will cost lives on the day of the next domestic terrorist attack.