Topic: U.S. Senate Committee on Intelligence
Continuing technical challenges mean Iran is still probably 3 to 5 years away from acquiring a nuclear bomb. Diplomats should exploit that leverage.
12/08/2010 10:48 am
The 92,000 documents about the Afghanistan war released by WikiLeaks Sunday generated more anger in Congress at WikiLeaks than at the war effort.
07/27/2010 09:10 am
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