Clapper: US shutdown 'a dreamland for foreign spies'
A senior US intelligence official has warned the shutdown of the US government "seriously damages" spy agencies' ability to protect the country.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told a Senate panel that an estimated 70% of intelligence employees had been furloughed.
Mr Clapper said the shutdown was a "dreamland for foreign intelligence services".
02 Oct 2013
- From the section US & Canada