Vladimir Putin Must Be Called to Account on Surveillance Just Like Obama
On Thursday, I questioned Russia's involvement in mass surveillance on live television.
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Pam's House Blend
Clapper Goes on Tour to Persuade University Students Snowden Is No Whistleblower, Not a Hero
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is touring universities and colleges in the United States in an attempt to persuade students that they should not consider former NSA contractor Edward Snowden a whistleblower or a hero.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Huffington Post
Obama Discussing Health Care Sign-Ups, Taking Questions At Press Briefing
The president was expected to speak on the latest Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers, as well as take additional questions from the press corps.
Report Slams Government's Cybersecurity Fix
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on current and projected national security threats against the US.
Snowden Asks Putin if Russia Conducts Mass Surveillance
Does Russia intercept, store, or analyze in any way the communications of millions of individuals? And do you believe that simply increasing the effectiveness of intelligence or law enforcement investigations can justify placing societies, rather than their subjects, under surveillance? The first question doesn't sound much different from the ... (more)
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The Huffington Post
Peter King: Rand Paul Would Be 'Disastrous' As President
Rep. Peter King is continuing his war of words against Sen. Rand Paul , warning Wednesday that a potential Paul presidency would be "disastrous."
BlackBridge Makes Chilean Fire Imagery Available
BlackBridge's RapidEye satellites have acquired new imagery of the fire-ravaged area of Valparaiso.
Clapper: Decreasing Budget Cycle Will Continue; Snowden Fallout Led to Decision for Transparency
The Director of National Intelligence , James Clapper, addressed the GEOINT 2013* Symposium attendees and warned that the current budget cycle of the U.S. federal government will see no reprieve from current spending imperatives.
The Evening Blues - 4-15-14
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Mistake in Shutting Down a US News Source
After a half century of helping Americans better understand international events by providing authoritative translations of foreign news, the U.S. government's World News Connection remains off limits to the public despite appeals from more than a dozen U.S. professional societies and public interest groups.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Voice of America
Despite Tough Patch, US Intelligence Chief Says He is Staying
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper listens during a retirement ceremony at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Maryland, March 28, 2014.
Stars and Stripes
National Intelligence director blasts Snowden leaks
A day after the Washington Post and The Guardian newspapers won a Pulitzer prize for stories based on leaks provided by former NSA contract worker Edward Snowden, the Director of National Intelligence blasted Snowden, saying he risked lives and cost the U.S. valuable intelligence assets.
U.S. agencies back DigitalGlobe bid to sell sharper images
DigitalGlobe has pressed the government for years to allow it to sell such imagery but U.S. government agencies worried that giving public access to them could undermine the intelligence advantage they have from even higher resolution satellite images.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Top US Spy: Intel Cooperation with Pakistan - On the Upswing'
The strained spy relationship between Pakistan and the U.S. is "of lateon the upswing," according to America's top intelligence official.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Connect the dots
Listen closely to government officials and even they'll admit they're collecting not just metadata, but content.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Greenwald, Poitras to return to U.S.
Journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras will return to the United States on Friday for the Polk Award ceremony in New York, the Huffington Post's Michael Calderone reports .
Wed Apr 09, 2014
NAPOLITANO: NSA wrongdoing revealed
Last week, Director of National Intelligence Gen. James R. Clapper sent a brief letter to Sen. Ron Wyden, Oregon Democrat, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, in which he admitted that agents of the National Security Agency have been reading innocent Americans' emails and text messages and listening to digital recordings of their ... (more)
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Justice Department mulling perjury prosecution for intelligence director James Clapper
Justice Department attorneys are reviewing the possibility of charging Director of National Intelligence James Clapper for perjury, as Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner , R-Wis., wants, for his statements during a Senate hearing about National Security Agency data collection.
Nat'l Intel director hopeful more security, audits can stop leaks
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says that's the "bumper-sticker mantra" of a key part of the intelligence community's plan to prevent another catastrophic release of information like the one former NSA contractor Edward Snowden pulled off last year.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Querying the FISA Queries
The following is a guest post from H.L. Pohlman , the A. Lee Fritschler professor of public policy at Dickinson College .