The new emphasis would be part of a broad restructuring of the agency.
Dozens of operatives and analysts were pulled out of the capital, Sanaa, amid mounting security concerns.
The future of U.S. drone strikes launched from Yemen against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targets is uncertain.
Democrats say decision not to limit spending or set an end date is aimed at pushing probe into 2016 election.
The appointment of the new head of the National Clandestine Service could signal a broader shake-up.
The Obama administration was forced to cease operations after Yemen’s government collapsed.
The chairman of the intelligence committee wants the White House to give up copies of the classified file.
Newly released documents detail cloak-and-dagger behavior that triggered the CIA-Senate feud.
French and U.S. officials are struggling to explain failures in intelligence that might have prevented this week’s violence.
David Cohen, an architect of the U.S. sanctions against Russia and Iran, is selected over agency insiders.