From the unrest in Egypt to the ongoing threat from WikiLeaks to the prospect of budget cuts, the U.S. intelligence community is tackling a host of challenges. On Capitol Hill, two new overseers will be watching.
Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), introduced legislation today, with the support of several other Members, calling for the reauthorization of three key national security provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act that are set to expire at the end of February.
C. A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger Named Ranking Member of HPSCI
The bombing at Russia’s biggest airport is “consistent” with attacks carried out by Chechnyan rebels and should be carefully reviewed by U.S. officials to make sure there are “no cracks” in security at American airports, the new chairman of the House Intelligence Committee told National Journal today.
U.S. Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI), Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) today announced several staff hires and promotions on the Committee.
U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, MI-08 and chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced today that he has named former White House National Security Council official Michael Allen as Staff Director of the committee.