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DNI Tells Intelligence Community to Keep Mum about Secrets

In a memo addressing the Intelligence Community, Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper warns about “blabbing secrets” to the media, calling leaking classified information a practice that is not “in.” “We have established procedures for authorized officers to interact with the media,” Clapper wrote in the memo. “For everyone …

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Clapper Confirmed as Director of National Intelligence

Presidental nominee James R. Clapper was unanimously confirmed by the Senate yesterday to become the next director of national intelligence. Clapper, a retired Air Force lieutenant general who most recently served as director of military intelligence and as undersecretary of defense for intelligence, will take over for Dennis C. Blair …

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Gates Calls Clapper the Right Pick for DNI Nomination

President Barack Obama’s nominee for the next director of national intelligence, James R. Clapper, is the right man for the job, according to Department of Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates. In a news conference en route to Azerbaijan from Singapore, Gates said Clapper, a retired Air Force lieutenant general who …

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