NCTC is aligned under the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).  The NCTC Director (D/NCTC) is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. D/NCTC reports to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) as the NIM-CT and serves as the DNI’s principal adviser on intelligence operations relating to CT. D/NCTC reports directly to the President for CT strategic operational planning activities.


NCTC has four primary directorates—Directorate of Intelligence, Directorate of Terrorist Identities, Directorate of Operations Support, and Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning—and other offices that provide critical functions that include intelligence management and acquisition of innovative data to which NCTC has unique access.


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