New, commercially available encryption software 'had and is having major, profound effects on our ability' to collect intelligence, 'particularly against terrorists,' James Clapper told reporters at a Monitor-hosted breakfast.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which is opposed by both leading candidates, is a key element of President Obama’s effort to increase US engagement with the Pacific region and help offset China’s rising influence.
GOP Sen. Bob Corker said that would be the case unless President Obama issues an executive order, something he’s opposed to. The senator on Wednesday also commented on the challenging situation in Syria.
Speaking to reporters during a Monitor-hosted breakfast on Tuesday, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell painted a picture of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as an agency that is underfunded and overextended.