• Here's what a top intel chief says is the biggest internal threat to US national security

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told lawmakers Tuesday that the growing national debt is the biggest internal threat to US national security.
    He urged Congress to take action "before a fiscal crisis occurs that truly undermines our ability to ensure our national security."
    The US national debt is currently more than $20.63 trillion. The recently implemented GOP tax law and last Friday's budget proposal are projected to add to it.
    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, outlining a series of rising global and...
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  • Top intel chief says North Korea's weapons of mass destruction are the biggest threat to the US

    Top intel chief says North Korea's weapons of mass destruction are the biggest threat to the US

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    US Intelligence chiefs said Tuesday that North Korea will be one of the most confrontational threats to the US this year.
    North Korea's relentless push for nuclear weapons that could strike the US and its increasing cyberwarfare activities pose legitimate concerns for US national security, the officials said.
    During the annual hearing on worldwide threats, officials also warned of the dangers posed by Russia, Iran, and China.
    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats issued a dire warning Tuesday about the threat North Korea poses to the United States, citing its intentions to amass...
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