Overlord for the Intelligence Empire

Kingsbury, Alex
July 2010
U.S. News Digital Weekly;7/23/2010, Vol. 2 Issue 29, p7
The author reflects whether retired Air Force General James Clapper, President Obama's nominee for the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) position, can command the intelligence community considering the magnitude of the post. He notes how the Senators in Clapper's confirmation hearing questioned what his reaction is to Washington Post's investigation that the intelligence community was so large and secretive that it defies effective oversight. The enormity of a DNI's role is pointed out, including possible battles and lack of White House support.


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