Christopher Inglis

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  • From left: Deputy Attorney General James Cole; Chris Inglis, deputy director of the National Security Agency; Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency; Sean Joyce, Deputy Director of the FBI; and Robert Litt, general counsel to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, testify before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in Washington on June 18, 2013, regarding NSA surveillance. (Associated Press)

    NSA director says a few phone checks helped foil many terrorist plots

    The National Security Agency last year checked fewer than 300 telephone numbers against its database containing details about every phone call made in America, intelligence officials said Tuesday. The rare admission was part of the Obama administration's effort to reassure Americans about NSA data-gathering programs that officials said had foiled more than 50 terrorist plots in the United States and abroad.

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