Director of National Intelligence
Trump's White House
Trump’s Top Intel Pick John Ratcliffe Didn’t Even Last a Week
Trump said he plans to announce a new pick for director of National Intelligence “shortly.”
Trump’s Intel Pick Says He “Put Terrorists in Prison.” It May Be Just One Guy with a Fake Bomb.
A VICE News review of John Ratcliffe’s crime-fighting years in Texas found no sign that he ever prosecuted a terrorist.
Meet John Ratcliffe, Trump’s New Intelligence Nominee with Not a Lot of Intelligence Experience
Rep. John Ratcliffe has just over four years of experience in Washington — and not a lot in the intelligence field.
U.S. spy chiefs are ducking questions about Trump and Russia
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Trump Is Expected to Name Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence
Pending congressional approval, Coats would oversee 16 different intelligence agencies and serve as an advisor to the president on matters of national security and counterterrorism.
2016 US election
Clinton and Trump's intelligence briefings aren't anything to worry about
The candidates are about to get classified briefings from the US spy agencies. But neither one is going to learn any major state secrets from them.
Feds Will (Finally) Mine Social Media for Background Checks
It’s 2016, and only now the US government figures out social media is a thing.
Teen Who Hacked CIA Email Is Back to Prank US Spy Chief
The teen hacker has now hit the Director Of National Intelligence James Clapper.
Congress Just Voted to Make It Really Hard for Syrian Refugees to Come to the US
Obama's vow to veto the bill sets up a possible showdown that may lead Republicans to threaten to shut down the government later this year.
Releasing Osama Bin Laden’s Porn Stash: The Public's Heroic Battle with the CIA Continues
The CIA recently rejected a FOIA request for bin Laden's pornography, which Navy Seals recovered during their 2011 raid of his compound in Pakistan.
This Is What Started the Senate’s Battle With the CIA Over the Torture Report
Documents obtained by VICE News depict a fight over the classification of info related to the CIA's destruction of interrogation videotapes.
More Former Gitmo Detainees 'Return to the Fight,' and More Are Killed By the US
A biannual report has found that nine former detainees, all of whom were released during the Bush administration, have 're-engaged' since July.