National Academy of Sciences Releases PPD-28 Report: Bulk Collection of Signals Intelligence: Technical Options
Thursday, January 15, 2015
On January 17, 2014, the President, through Presidential Policy Directive 28, directed my office to assess “the feasibility of creating software that would allow the Intelligence Community more easily to conduct targeted information acquisition rather than bulk collection.”
DNI Clapper Statement on the Appointment of Maj. Gen. Stewart as the Next DIA Director
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
I am extremely pleased to welcome Marine Corps Major General Vincent R. Stewart as the next Defense Intelligence Agency director, announced today by the Department of Defense.
Joint Statement from the ODNI and the DOJ on the Declassification of Renewal of Collection Under Section 501 of the FISA
Monday, January 12, 2015
On December 8, 2014, the Director of National Intelligence declassified and disclosed publicly that the U.S. government had filed an application with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court seeking renewal of the authority to collect telephony metadata in bulk, and that the FISC renewed that authority.
IC IG Releases the Evaluation of ODNI Under the Reducing Over-Classification Act
Friday, January 09, 2015
Pursuant to the Reducing Over-Classification Act of 2010, the Intelligence Community Inspector General produced the following report that examined ODNI adherence to applicable classification policies and regulations.
Remarks as delivered by DNI James R. Clapper on “National Intelligence, North Korea, and the National Cyber Discussion” at the International Conference on Cyber Security
Thursday, January 08, 2015
It’s great to be here after fighting the snow traffic in Washington to get to the airport, and then flying here. I want to thank Father McShane [Fordham University President Joseph M. McShane], for that kind introduction. You have some truly remarkable speakers and panels this week, and I’m humbled that you invited me to speak. Thanks for having me.
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.