Defense Secretary Ash Carter presents James R. Clapper, the director of the Office of National Intelligence, with the Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Medal at a ceremony at the office’s headquarters in Tysons Corner, Va., Oct. 28, 2016.
The NATO Alliance faces an increasingly complex, diffuse threat environment. Consequently, we are always striving toward more integrated intelligence to stay a step ahead. NATO is positioned to take an important, integrative step in establishing the new Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence and Security. We fully endorse this, having firsthand experience in undertaking similar modernization efforts within the U.S. Intelligence Community.
Stephanie O’Sullivan became Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) in February 2011. She met with Trajectory in March to discuss the foundational nature of GEOINT, the President’s Daily Brief, new technology, and much more.
Of the roughly 323 million citizens of the United States, more than four million hold federal security clearances. An even smaller number of these individuals hold the highest clearances. They are simultaneously the most trusted—and some of the most scrutinized—individuals in the world. Until now, that scrutiny generally stopped where the real and virtual worlds coalesce: social media.
To badly mangle Marx, a specter is haunting Fourth Amendment law—the specter of technological change. In a number of recent cases, in a number of different contexts, courts have questioned whether existing Fourth Amendment doctrine, developed in an analog age, is able to deal effectively with digital technologies.