Iran is stepping up its support for international terrorism and its intelligence operations against the U.S., the Director of National Intelligence told Congress.
Hostile hackers or an “isolated state” may succeed in breaching U.S. computer networks and disrupting power grids and other vital services in the next two years, the top U.S. intelligence official told Congress today.
President Barack Obama announced that he will nominate James Clapper as director of national intelligence and called him one “of our most respected” professionals in the field.
The top U.S. intelligence official said more than 5,000 contract workers may be dismissed and thousands of FBI employees put on furloughs under across-the- board budget cuts.
U.S. intelligence agencies searched the content of e-mails and other electronic communications of Americans without warrants, the nation’s top intelligence official told members of Congress.
"The continent has become a hothouse for the emergence of extremist and rebel groups, which increasingly launch deadly asymmetric attacks, and which government forces often cannot effectively counter due to a lack of capability and sometimes will."
- James Clapper on Mar 04, 2014