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Closing out his tenure as director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Nicholas J. Rasmussen discusses the evolving challenges of a complex terrorism threat environment. Carnegie President William J. Burns moderates.

After working under three presidents, Nick Rasmussen is stepping down as director of the National Counterterrorism Center. In an exit interview, he tells NPR's Mary Louise Kelly how terrorism threats have changed since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

Click here to download Acting Director of Intelligence Lora Shiao testimony "Adapting to Defend the Homeland against the Evolving International Terrorist Threat"

After more than three years of distinguished leadership as the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Nick Rasmussen has informed me of his decision to depart federal service at the end of this year.

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