NSA watchdog details privacy concerns

The National Security Agency's open source intelligence collection process, which gathers publicly available information from the internet, has "an increased risk of jeopardizing the civil liberties and privacy of [US persons] and compromising classified information," concluded the agency's top watchdog in its first public report for Congress.

Clapper: Ex-intel chiefs 'oppressed' for criticizing Trump

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Tuesday that the former intelligence chiefs and national security officials from whom President Donald Trump is considering revoking security clearances are being "oppressed."

Ex-CIA director: Trump has 'autocratic envy' toward Putin

A former CIA director suggested Friday that President Donald Trump wishes he could behave more like an authoritarian in the style of Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying the US President has "autocratic envy" of his Russian counterpart.

The actual reason for Wednesday's Russia hearing

The Russia investigation and President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey are sure to dominate the headlines out of Wednesday's Senate intelligence committee hearing, but that's not the reason that four top administration national security officials are appearing before the panel.