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Stories with person: James R. Clapper, Jr.
  • Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-24-15 7:31 pm

    MCLEAN, Virginia - A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised the nation's spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes.

  • Senate creating secret encyclopedia of US spy programs story has photos
    Updated: Apr-08-15 5:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. It's part of an effort to improve congressional oversight of the government's sprawling global spying effort.