President Obama’s closing words to young scientists at today’s Science Fair held at the White House: “I’m proud of you. Keep up the good work. And don’t let any of those robots wander too far.”
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James R. Clapper Jr., former Under U.S. Secretary of Defense (intelligence) and former head of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, is in the news as his nomination to become Obama administration’s new intelligence director has met with opposition from Sen. John McCain.
Clapper, who has had 47 years of service in the area of intelligence, has spoken at various geospatial and GIS conferences, among them GEOINT.
He was nominated by President Barrack Obama on June 5, 2010 to serve as the United States Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
AP source: Intelligence nominee has smooth session Las Vegas Sun
McCain Holding Up on Intel Nominee New York Times blog
McCain blocking spy-chief nominee Philadelphia Inquirer