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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.

NCTC Director Nick Rasmussen is featured in this week’s episode of Intelligence Matters with Michael Morell, in an interview that gives insight into the progress made against ISIS in the battlefield, why al-Qa‘ida is still a priority, primary threats currently facing the Homeland, and how the terror threat has evolved.

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