NSA chief: Surveillance has stopped dozens of terror events

By REUTERS
June 12, 2013 22:08

WASHINGTON - The director of the National Security Agency said on Wednesday that recently disclosed top-secret US surveillance programs have helped to prevent "dozens" of potential terrorist events.

NSA chief General Keith Alexander made the comments at a Senate hearing when asked if the intelligence community could estimate how much the agency's broad monitoring of phone call and Internet data had helped prevent a terror attack.


Related Content

Breaking news
August 19, 2019
At least 10 dead after fuel truck collision in western Uganda

By REUTERS

Cookie Settings