Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

U.S. spy chief says allies spy on America's leaders, intelligence services

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
News Willmar,Minnesota 56201 http://www.wctrib.com/sites/all/themes/wctrib_theme/images/social_default_image.png
West Central Tribune
(320) 235-6769 customer support
U.S. spy chief says allies spy on America's leaders, intelligence services
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said on Tuesday that foreign allies regularly conduct espionage activities against American leaders and intelligence services.

Advertisement
Advertisement

In response to a series of questions during a hearing before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, Clapper said spying on foreign leaders was a basic tenet of intelligence operations.

(Reporting by Tabassum Zakaria and Deborah Charles; editing by Christopher Wilson)

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness