“This is . . . a big deal to me,” Clapper said. “It is a uniform conviction across the leadership of the intelligence community that the most important resource we have is our people. So I’m going to try to do all I can — all of us are — to protect our people. If we have to furlough, then minimize the damage and the impact of doing that. All that hasn’t been worked out.”
The case of Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame, who was interrogated for months without a lawyer, has been seen as a test of the Obama administration’s counterterrorism tactics.
A third-grade teacher’s 2010 choice to aid a state investigator helped lead to the indictment Friday of a former superintendent and 34 others in a vast alleged cheating scheme.