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Yesterday | KFBB

Senator Tester Addresses NSA Issues

This morning in Washington, Senator Jon Tester is demanding answers when it comes to data collecting by the government and reported spying by the NSA using the government surveillance law.


Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Monday | Pam's House Blend

Congressman Grayson Requests Answers on NSA's Weakening of Encryption Standards

Democratic congressman Alan Grayson, who serves on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee in the US House of Representatives, has written a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.


Related Topix: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Cryptography, Science, Computer Science, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Monday | OpEdNews

Admitted Liar Claims Russia Is Shooting Artillery Into Ukraine

The ODNI says that this slide shows ground scarring at two multiple rocket launch sites oriented in the direction of Ukrainian military units.


Related Topix: US News, Patriot Act, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

4 senators worry about NSA surveillance of Americans

Four Democratic senators have sent a letter to the director of national intelligence expressing concerns about the scope of the collection of Americans' e-mails and phone calls under a National Security Agency program that targets foreigners overseas.


Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Russia Taday

NSA partnering with Saudi regime - Snowden leak

The National Security Agency has increasingly been working hand-in-glove with the repressive Saudi Arabian government since 2013, sharing intelligence and assisting with surveillance, according to the latest Snowden leak.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Terrorism

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Challenge Of Keeping Tabs On The NSA's Secretive Work

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper , accompanied by FBI Director Robert Mueller and CIA Director John Brennan, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 12, 2013.


Related Topix: Robert Mueller, US Politics, Richard Burr, US News, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014


9/11 Commission Releases Terrorism Report

Representatives from the Bipartisan Police Center, the Annenberg Public Policy Center, and victims' families joined the 9/11 Commission in Washington Tuesday.


Related Topix: Terrorism

Los Angeles Times

Intelligence community coping with a 'perfect storm,' DNI head says

Director of U.S. National Intelligence James Clapper speaks during a discussion on "The 9/11 Commission Report: Ten Years Later."


Related Topix: US News, Terrorism

Mon Jul 14, 2014


James Clapper Warned Ex-New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Of 'Blood On Your Hands'

On the evening of Aug. 2, former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was on a crowded Metro North train, en route to her weekend home in Connecticut, when Director of National Intelligence James Clapper called with a stark warning.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Raw Story

NSA chief knew of Snowden file destruction by Guardian in UK

General Keith Alexander, the then director of the NSA, was briefed that the Guardian was prepared to make a largely symbolic act of destroying documents from Edward Snowden last July, new documents reveal.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Congressman Grayson to Clapper: Did US Intelligence Agencies Spy on American Muslims?

Representative Alan Grayson of Florida sent a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asking if US intelligence agencies spied on five prominent American Muslims named as targets named in a major story from The Intercept, which was published on July 9. The story by journalists Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain revealed the ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Alan Grayson, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Journalism, W., George Bush, Representative Keith Ellison

Government Executive

How the CIA Dismissed the Status Quo, Partnered With Amazon and Changed Intelligence

The intelligence community is about to get the equivalent of an adrenaline shot to the chest.


Related Topix: Amazon, CIO News, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Wed Jul 02, 2014

A thumbs-up for NSA Internet spying on foreigners

James Clapper, director of national intelligence, welcomed the conclusion by the independent Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board that the National Security Agency's Internet spying on foreign targets in the U.S. has been legal, effective and subject to rigorous oversight to protect the rights of Americans.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Social Software