The National Security Agency (NSA) is the US intelligence agency responsible for interceptions, collecting massive quantities of data and monitoring communications globally. The NSA has one of the biggest budgets of all the US intelligence agencies.
A DARPA Clone for U.S. Intelligence Community?
Like his predecessor, John Negroponte, the new director of national intelligence (DNI), Mike McConnell, would like to set up a major research and development agency along the lines of the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to serve the [. [...]