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NCTC Director Rasmussen opening remarks for the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) conference. To view the remarks, click here.

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) recently approved minimization procedures that permit the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) to receive certain unevaluated counterterrorism information acquired pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978, as amended. Click here to download.

NCTC Director Rasmussen met with with over 100 student participants as part of the Senate Youth Program's 55th Annual Washington Week. To view the remarks, click here.

In its 10th year, Defense Forum Washington brought together senior military leaders and key Members of Congress to address important and timely defense issues.

In August 2004, and at the recommendation of the 9/11 Commission, TTIC was incorporated into the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) by Executive Order (EO) 13354, which became the foundation for codifying NCTC’s authorities in the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act (IRTPA) of 2004. Through EO 13354 and subsequently IRTPA, NCTC was given the responsibilities for not only integrating analysis and coordinating information sharing and situational awareness, but also for strategic operational planning in direct support to the President.

 

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