Speeches & Interviews

Speeches & Interviews

Thanks very much for that gracious introduction, John [Negroponte, INSA Chairman of the Board].  Good evening to all.  It’s great to see so many old friends here.  Most importantly, we all get to be here with Mike and Jeanine Hayden, along with their family...
Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent: Director Clapper thank you very much for letting us come out here and interview you on the subject of all these leaks and how it has affected American intelligence gathering. Does the Intelligence Community feel besieged by the fact that these Top Secret documents are getting out?
MR. MICHAEL BIRMINGHAM, ODNI PUBLIC AFFAIRS:I’d like to thank everybody for joining us this afternoon. Sorry we’re starting a little later here. It’s been a farewell day for Dawn around the building today. As you know, she’s departing. She’s heading down to CIA to be deputy director for S&T shortly.
The Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper issued Friday, April 5 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 security clearance questionnaire. The guidance applies to all executive branch departments and
agencies.

The US Holocaust Museum and the Council on Foreign Relations’ Center for Preventive Action sponsored an event in cooperation with CNN, "Imagining the Unimaginable: Ending Genocide in the 21st Century."

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