NSA Director General Alexander testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee

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U.S. NSA Director General Alexander testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington

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The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.

Pleading with the Senate Judiciary Committee to not abolish the National Security Agency's bulk-collection programs, Gen. Keith Alexander warned that global threats are growing — specifically in Iraq and Syria — that pose what he called "an unacceptable risk" to America. (AP)

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