Press Releases

Press Releases

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper today issued new guidance to support victims of sexual assault who hold or wish to hold a government security clearance, but may be reluctant to seek mental health counseling for fear they may have to disclose the counseling on their application.
On behalf of the entire Intelligence Community, I want to congratulate John Brennan on his Senate confirmation today as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
The U.S. Intelligence Community assesses that North Korea probably conducted an underground nuclear explosion in the vicinity of P’unggye on February 12, 2013. The explosion yield was approximately several kilotons. Analysis of the event continues.
The IC is aware of a seismic event with explosive characteristics in North Korea and we are evaluating all relevant information.

Statement by Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper on the intent to nominate John O. Brennan to be the CIA Director

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