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Intelligence community coping with a 'perfect storm,' DNI head says
Intelligence community coping with a 'perfect storm,' DNI head says

Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper said Tuesday that the work of the intelligence community has been made more difficult in the last year by a "perfect storm" of events. The budget for some intelligence programs has been cut by Congress, he said. The administration has decided to ‎curtail some information-collection programs after leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the ‎scope of data on Americans being held by the National Security Agency. Other‎ documents leaked by Snowden have "endangered relationships" with allies, Clapper said, reducing the amount of information some foreign governments are sharing with the...

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