Topic: U.S. Senate Committee on Intelligence
President Obama's nominee for Director of National Intelligence, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. James Clapper, is expected to face a tough Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday.
07/20/2010 02:33 pm
Retired Air Force Gen. James Clapper has plenty of experience in the intelligence bureaucracy. But key lawmakers aren't happy with Obama's pick to be Director of National Intelligence.
06/05/2010 05:46 pm
Dennis Blair knew for months that his tenure would be coming to a close.
05/21/2010 01:09 pm
Dennis Blair, director of national intelligence, will resign effective May 28. The Senate Intelligence Committee this week heavily criticized his agency's handling of recent terror incidents, including the Christmas bomber.
05/20/2010 09:25 pm
Iran announced its intentions Monday to begin processing its uranium stockpile to a higher level of enrichment. Nuclear energy experts say the country is taking yet another step toward producing a nuclear weapon, though a bomb is still years away.
02/08/2010 03:39 pm
Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair warns that the US could face a crippling cyber attack, as cyber threats grow in scope and sophistication.
02/04/2010 02:01 pm
The Obama administration says it won’t hold the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other Al Qaeda suspects in Manhattan after all, mainly because of security costs and community backlash. But to some, it's another political misstep.
01/30/2010 09:52 am
Republicans generally approve of Obama’s plan to improve terrorist intelligence after the Christmas Day airliner bombing attempt. But they suggest more should be done, and hearings will give them a chance to say so.
01/08/2010 02:12 pm
Republicans have focused blame for the security failures of Northwest Flight 253 on Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. But there are other reasons that many conservatives are dissatisfied with her.
12/31/2009 05:38 pm
Yemenis are the largest group of Guantánamo detainees. But key senators want to halt further transfers to Yemen in light of the Chistmas airline attack, which has been linked to Al Qaeda operatives there.
12/31/2009 05:31 pm