James R. Clapper

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  • Report: Polygraph crime admissions not reported

    The inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community said Tuesday some admissions of crimes by spy agency workers during lie detector tests were not disclosed to law enforcement agencies because of breakdowns in government reporting procedures and poor advice from agency lawyers.


  • Illustration on James Clapper and the NSA by Alexander Hunter/The 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.


  • National Intelligence director to speak at UGA

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper will speak at the University of Georgia after canceling a previous visit to the campus.


  • FILE - This Jan. 29, 2014 file photo shows Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. intelligence officials are planning an electronic monitoring system that would tap into government, financial and public databases to scan the behavior patterns of many of the 5 million government employees who hold secret clearances, according to current and former officials. The system draws on a Defense Department model in development for more than a decade, documents reviewed by the Associated Press show. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    US network to scan workers with secret clearances

    Stung by internal security lapses, U.S. intelligence officials plan to use a sweeping electronic system to continually monitor workers with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.


  • US official: Snowden leaks lead to Pentagon change

    A top U.S. military intelligence official said Tuesday that the Pentagon will have to make costly changes to programs and personnel because of leaks by former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden.


  • ** FILE ** Chinese soldiers in training November, 2010. (Associated Press)

    Clapper: Sense of 'manifest destiny' drives China aggression

    The chief of U.S. intelligence says China's aggressive pursuit of territorial claims in the seas of East Asia is driven by a sense of historical destiny and is causing great concern among countries in the region.


  • In this Jan. 29, 2014, photo, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on current and projected national security threats against the U.S. Clapper, said this week that the loss of state secrets as a result of leaks by former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden was the worst in American history.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    FACT CHECK: NSA leaks worst intelligence breach?

    The U.S. intelligence chief, James Clapper, said this week that the loss of state secrets as a result of leaks by former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden was the worst in American history. Clapper backed up his assertion with dire forecasts about emboldened enemies abroad, but some historians and researchers said the U.S. has struggled with even more devastating intelligence breakdowns over the past century.


  • ** FILE ** Director of National Intelligence James Clapper listens as he 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 U.S. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    U.S. intel confirms North Korea nuclear reactor restarted

    U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program.


  • U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Glyn Davies, left, talks with South Korean Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kim Kyou-hyun, right, during their meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Jones, Pool)

    US official: North Korea nuclear reactor restarted

    North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program, the top U.S. intelligence official said Wednesday, while a research institute pointed to signs the communist country is preparing to launch bigger rockets.


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