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Yesterday | OpEdNews

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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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US News, Liberal Political News

Friday | 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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Tampa, FL, University of Georgia, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Robert Gates, Michelle Obama

TIME.com

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.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

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)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

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."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Drink, Coffee, Dick Cheney, Barack Obama

Directions Magazine

BlackBridge Makes Chilean Fire Imagery Available

BlackBridge's RapidEye satellites have acquired new imagery of the fire-ravaged area of Valparaiso.

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Directions Magazine

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.

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Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 4-15-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.

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Related Topix: US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Liberal Political News

OpEdNews

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

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.

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Related Topix: Fort Meade, MD, US Military, US Air Force

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.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: DigitalGlobe, Aerospace-Defense

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KRVN-AM Lexington

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.

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Related Topix: University of Georgia, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Pakistan,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Hill

Connect the dots

Listen closely to government officials and even they'll admit they're collecting not just metadata, but content.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Politico

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 .

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Washington Times

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)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Washington Examiner

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US News

WTOP-FM Washington

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.

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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 .

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Related Topix: Dickinson College, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

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