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James Clapper

Russia

Being in the intelligence business is not easy. To the extent that American national security officials are tasked with sifting through mountains of conflicting scraps...
Iranian terror

In March, the director of national intelligence appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee to deliver his annual assessment of threats facing the United States. But...

President Obama sounded much tougher when he spoke at the United Nations last week than he has in a long time. But for anyone expecting...

There are three ways to read Barack Obama’s epic buck-passing from Sunday night’s interview on 60 Minutes. There is the literal reading: Obama, in trying...

The 2014 “Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community” presented by national intelligence director James Clapper to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last...

In yesterday’s State of the Union address President Obama spoke stridently of how “American diplomacy … has halted the progress of Iran’s nuclear program—and rolled...

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s strengths as a prospective presidential candidate are generally well known, but there’s one that probably doesn’t get enough attention: he tends...

Talk about collapsing standards. When Barack Obama ran for office, his promise wasn't that he'd simply improve our politics; he would transform them. He would...

On the face of it what happened in March was an example of everything that is wrong with government. When asked a straightforward question about...

CBS reports that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence removed references to terrorism from the CIA talking points before distribution: CBS News has learned...