DNI Clapper Statement on the Selection of Avril Haines as Deputy National Security Advisor
Friday, December 19, 2014
I am pleased and proud about Avril Haines’ move back to the White House to serve as deputy national security advisor. I understand why the President would want someone of her talent and capability to succeed Tony Blinken, who was confirmed as deputy secretary of state.
Statement on the Release of a Cuban Individual
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Today, the United States secured the release of a Cuban individual from a Cuban prison who provided critical assistance to the United States.
The DOJ Releases Additional Documents Concerning Collection Activities Authorized by President George W. Bush Shortly After the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Friday, December 12, 2014
Today the Department of Justice, in coordination with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and other elements of the Intelligence Community, is releasing six Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (“FISC”) documents related to surveillance activities originally authorized by President George W. Bush shortly after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Intelligence Community Once Again a Top-Five Best Place to Work in the Federal Government
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
For the sixth consecutive year, Intelligence Community employee job satisfaction ranks the IC as one of the “Best Places to Work in the Federal Government,” according to an independent analysis of federal workers’ job satisfaction and commitment.
DNI Message to the Intelligence Community Workforce on the Release of the SSCI Report
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Today, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its report on the detention and interrogation program. In all of my experience in intelligence, I am hard-pressed to recall another report—and the issues surrounding it—as fraught with controversy and passion as this one.
Joint Statement from the ODNI and the U.S. DOJ on the Declassification of Renewal of Collection Under Section 501 of the FISA
Monday, December 08, 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.
IARPA Launches Program to develop a Superconducting Computer
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), announced today that it has embarked on a multi-year research effort to develop a superconducting computer. If successful, technology developed under the Cryogenic Computer Complexity (C3) program will pave the way to a new generation of superconducting supercomputers that are far more energy efficient.
New Intelligence Agency Established
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) debuts Monday as the U.S. intelligence community seeks to stay ahead of the aggressive evolution of complicated espionage, cyber and security threats.
DNI Clapper Establishes the National Counterintelligence and Security Center
DNI Releases Updated Budget Figure for FY 2015 Appropriations Requested for the National Intelligence Program
Friday, November 21, 2014
Consistent with 50 U.S.C. 3306(a), the Director of National Intelligence disclosed to the public on March 6, 2014, the aggregate amount of appropriations requested for Fiscal Year 2015. The amount of $45.6 billion excluded funding required to support overseas contingency operations. That disclosure was updated June 30, 2014, to include an updated aggregate amount of appropriations requested for Fiscal Year 2015 of $49.4 billion.