The government surveillance of U.S. citizens will be examined by a Senate committee tomorrow, two days after the National Security Agency director defended the spy agency’s tactics, saying they comply with legal constraints.
As the four-star general in charge of U.S. digital defenses, Keith Alexander warned repeatedly that the financial industry was among the likely targets of a major attack. Now he’s selling the message directly to the banks.
Obama administration officials apologized to the Senate Intelligence Committee’s top two members for not notifying Congress before the U.S. traded five Guantanamo Bay detainees for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.
The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said she’s not convinced there was a “credible threat” against the life of freed Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl that motivated the White House to keep its plans secret.