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Remarks as Delivered by The Honorable James R. Clapper Director of National Intelligence AFCEA/INSA National Security and Intelligence Summit

Thursday, September 18, 2014
This is truly remarkable, to see INSA and AFCEA co-hosting this summit. It’s extra special for me, because I’m somewhat of an “INSA hipster.” I was into INSA before it was cool. [laughter]
Actually, I was into INSA before it was INSA. In the late ‘90s, I was president of SASA for a year or two, and I tried to promote – a word you’ll hear again from me – integration with AFCEA. For a lot of reasons, that was an idea whose time just hadn’t come yet. Now, it has.
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DNI Unveils 2014 National Intelligence Strategy

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper today unveiled the 2014 National Intelligence Strategy - the blueprint that will drive the priorities for the nation's 17 Intelligence Community components over the next four years.
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As Prepared Statement for the Record by NCTC Director, Matthew Olsen Before the House Committee on Homeland Security

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
As I conclude three years as Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, I also want to express my deep appreciation to the Committee for its unflagging support of the men and women at the National Counterterrorism Center and our counterterrorism community, as a whole.
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As Prepared Statement for the Record, NCTC Deputy Director, Nicholas Rasmussen Before the Senate HSGA Committee

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
NCTC Director Olsen and I don’t often testify in open hearings, and so we see today as an important opportunity to share our understanding of an evolving, dynamic terrorist threat with the Committee and with the American public.
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Joint Statement from the ODNI and the U.S. DOJ on the Declassification of Renewal of Collection Under Section 501 of the FISA

Monday, September 15, 2014
Earlier this year in a speech at the Department of Justice, President Obama announced a transition that would end the Section 215 bulk telephony metadata program as it previously existed, and that the government would establish a mechanism that preserves the capabilities we need without the government holding this bulk data. 
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Statement by the ODNI and the U.S. DOJ on the Declassification of Documents Related to the Protect America Act Litigation

Thursday, September 11, 2014
On January 15, 2009, the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review (FISC-R) published an unclassified version of its opinion in In Re: Directives Pursuant to Section 105B of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, 551 F.3d 1004 (Foreign Intel. Surv. Ct. Rev. 2008).
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Intelligence Challenges Grow, Available
 Resources Decline - DNI Clapper Interview in Signal Magazine

Monday, September 08, 2014
The U.S. intelligence community has suffered significant damage from a perfect storm of insider revelations and budget cutbacks. Simultaneously, the threat picture confronting the United States has grown to an unprecedented level just when intelligence organizations are hampered in their efforts to continue to protect the nation.
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Summary of the Reengagement of Detainees Formerly Held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Friday, September 05, 2014
The DNI submits this summary consistent with direction in the FY2012 Intelligence Authorization Act, Section 307...
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The Honorable Matthew G. Olsen, Director NCTC, Remarks at the Brookings Institution

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Last week and again this morning, the President spoke directly these concerns, calling ISIL an “immediate threat to the people of Iraq and people throughout the region.” Likewise, the British Prime Minister announced that the UK was raising their threat level, citing information that ISIL is targeting Europe. So, this morning, I would like to spend a few minutes talking about the nature of the terrorism threat we see in Syria and Iraq.
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The Truth About Executive Order 12333

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Under EO 12333, intelligence agencies may collect, retain, and disseminate information about Americans “only in accordance with procedures … approved by the Attorney General … after consultation with the Director [of National Intelligence].” ... As the civil liberties protection officer for the director of national intelligence (DNI), I work with intelligence agencies on these procedures, and would like to describe how they safeguard privacy and civil liberties.
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