Top Intelligence Official Announces Strict New Measures To Prevent Leaks

U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday unveiled a slate of new measures designed to prevent unauthorized leaks of national security information to members of the media.

The new measures will include lie detector tests and will apply to all employees under the purview of the Intelligence Community, which is comprised of 17 organizations and agencies within the executive branch.  

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