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  • Did the Obama administration drop Iran and Hezbollah from its threat assessment?

    March 18, 2015 | 9:48 am

    There’s a change in how James Clapper, the U.S. director of national intelligence, assesses terrorist threats, and it has sowed some confusion.

    The Times of Israel this week reported that the DNI’s annual threat assessment “removed Iran and Hezbollah from its list of terrorism...

  • Spy agencies say cyber attacks leading threat against U.S.

    March 12, 2013 | 1:24 pm

    U.S. intelligence leaders said for the first time on Tuesday that cyber attacks and cyber espionage have supplanted terrorism as the top security threat facing the United States.

    That stark assessment, in an annual "worldwide threat" briefing that covered concerns as diverse as...

  • Lieberman receives intelligence community’s highest award

    December 11, 2012 | 1:54 pm

    Outgoing Sen. Joseph Lieberman was awarded the National Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal for “extraordinary service to the nation.”

    Lieberman (I-Conn.), who chairs the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, on Tuesday received the highest recognition...