Clapper

James Clapper Jr., US Director of National Intelligence (AP Photo)

Intelligence chief defends Internet spying program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to quell a domestic furor over U.S. spying, the nation’s top intelligence official stressed Saturday that a previously undisclosed program for tapping into Internet usage is authorized by Congress, falls under […]

06/09/2013

Kim Jong Un (AP Photo)

North Korea’s leader showing he’s in charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s new leader is using the threat of a nuclear strike to get concessions on foreign aid rather than trying to trigger military conflict, top U.S. intelligence officials told Congress Thursday.

04/11/2013

James Clapper Jr., US Director of National Intelligence (AP Photo)

Erratic North Korea poses serious threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — An erratic North Korea, with its nuclear weapons and increasingly belligerent tone, poses a serious threat to the US and East Asia nations, the director of National Intelligence warned in the annual accounting of the threats worldwide.

03/12/2013