DNI Director James Clapper

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Clapper: ‘Our Institutions Are Under Assault’ By President Trump

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said our institutions of government were “under assault” by President Donald Trump. Partial transcript as follows: TAPPER: Let’s take a wider view of this for one

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Intel Community Foresees Worst Year Ever for Jihadi Terror Against U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The latest annual Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) indicates that 2016 may be the worst year in history for terrorism, primarily at the hands of Sunni extremist groups such as the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and al Qaeda (AQ).

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Clapper: Iranian Compliance on Nuke Deal a ‘Big Assumption’

Monday on  MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said it is a “big assumption” to think the Iranians will comply with the restrictions and inspections in the nuclear deal recently announced by the Obama administration. Clapper said,