WASHINGTON (AP) — US intelligence officials said Wednesday that the government shutdown is seriously damaging the intelligence community’s ability to guard against threats. They said they’re keeping counterterrorism staff at work as well as those providing intelligence to troops in Afghanistan, but that the danger would increase daily with fewer spies to track targets.
Shutdown increases threat risk, Intelligence chief says
By Kimberly Dozier| AP Intelligence Writer October 02, 2013
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