Tagged: DNI

US Intelligence Community Releases its Worldwide Threat Assessment

Today Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James R. Clapper delivered the United States Intelligence Community’s 2015 assessment of threats to US national security. Director Clapper speaks on Global Threats like Cyber, Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Proliferation, Space and Counterspace, Transnational Organized Crime, Economics and Natural Resources and Human Security, as...

DNI Releases 2014 National Intelligence Strategy

Today, the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James R. Clapper published the 2014 National Intelligence Strategy of the United States of America, the document that defines the priorities of the Intelligence Community (IC). Published quadrennially, the strategy document addresses vision, mission objectives, enterprise objectives, and ethics principles for the community,...

Director of National Intelligence Provides Guidance for Civilian Consumption of Declassified Documents

Codes have been used throughout history whenever people wanted to keep messages private. In the intelligence community, cryptography and code words are standard operating procedure, but when documents are declassified and released for the public as a means for information sharing and good faith, it may seem to civilians that...

‘Current and Future Worldwide Threats’: Testimony from DNI Clapper and LTG Flynn Before SASC

On February 11, 2014, the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) held a hearing on “Current and Future Worldwide Threats” which featured testimony from Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper and Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Lieutenant General (LTG) Michael T. Flynn. The testimony of DNI Clapper and LTG...

Report Released on the Oversight of the Intelligence Community, 2011-2013

On March 22, 2013, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its latest biennial report outlining its oversight activities from the period of January 5, 2011 to January 3, 2013. Charged with carrying out oversight of the programs and activities of the U.S. Intelligence Community since 1976, the Committee...

2013 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community

Statement for the Record, Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, March 12, 2013 Today, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on current and projected national security threats to the U.S. The Director...

Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has recently released a report titled, “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds.” This report presents various scenarios of what our world could look like by 2030, and “is intended to stimulate thinking about the rapid and vast geopolitical changes characterizing the world today...

Director of National Intelligence’s ‘Summary of the Reengagement of Detainees Formerly Held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba’

The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) has released the report for the period ending December 29, 2011 which details the status and recidivism rate of former detainees at Guantanamo Bay. Of a total 599 former prisoners (excluding eight who died while incarcerated and one who was transferred), 95 have been...