IC in the News

IC in the News

Thursday, 24 October 2013 00:00

James Clapper, on top of the secret empire

James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, is not your sleek, button-down spy chief.

WTOP's J.J. Green recently was granted an exclusive look at the Defense Intelligence Agency's situation center. In this three-part series, he talks with DIA Director Michael T. Flynn about the agency's global monitoring capabilities, the threats facing the United States and the future of intelligence efforts. (Part 2)
WTOP's J.J. Green recently was granted an exclusive look at the Defense Intelligence Agency's situation center. In this three-part series, he talks with DIA Director Michael T. Flynn about the agency's global monitoring capabilities, the threats facing the United States and the future of intelligence efforts.

A few thousand intelligence community employees are seeing what their future technology tools and infrastructure look like.

Many Americans probably don't know that there is a senior official whose job by law is to help ensure that civil liberties and privacy protections are built into intelligence programs. I am that official - the "Civil Liberties Protection Officer." I engage with the director of national intelligence and other intelligence officials to oversee and guide intelligence activities.
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