National Security Threats At All Time High

Even Capitol Police were more visable than normal for these two hearings today:

 

Government Surveillance Program Reform

With a police officer by his side, Attorney General ERIC HOLDER testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department and reform of government surveillance programs.  James Berglie / ZUMA Press

Government Surveillance Program Reform

Attorney General ERIC HOLDER testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department and reform of government surveillance programs.  James Berglie / ZUMA Press

US National Security Threats

Director of National Intelligence JAMES CLAPPER testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on “current an projected national security threats against the United States.”  James Berglie / ZUMA Press

US National Security Threats

Code Pink protesters hold signs at the conclusion of the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on “Current and Projected National Security Threats Against the United States.”  James Berglie / ZUMA Press

Iran wants to attack us. . . News?

Congress has regular hearings with top brass of the military, and intelligence agencies to go over world wide threats to US interests.  And shockingly (sarc) – it came out in recent hearings that the US is worried about Iran wanting to fulfill an attack on US soil.  — so no new news.

 

 

CIA Director DAVID PETRAEUS testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing on "World Wide Threats" (James Berglie/ZUMA Press)

 

Director of National Intelligence JAMES CLAPPER (right) and Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. RONALD BURGESS just prior to testifying before the Senate Armed Forces Committee Hearing on Worldwide Threats. (James Berglie/ZUMA Press)

Director of National Intelligence JAMES CLAPPER testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on Worldwide Threats. (James Berglie/ZUMA Press)

Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lt. Gen. RONALD BURGESS greets Sentor JOHN MCCAIN prior to testifying before the Senate Armed Forces Committee Hearing on Worldwide Threats. (James Berglie/ZUMA Press)