IC in the News 2017

IC in the News

This year, Foreign Policy is proud to feature the Global reThinkers — the legislators, technocrats, comedians, advocates, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, presidents, provocateurs, political prisoners, researchers, strategists, and visionaries — who together found amazing ways not just to rethink our strange new world but also to reshape it. They are the doers who defined 2017.

Visit the new Intelligence.gov, and you’ll notice something very different from the mysterious, secretive reputation of the community: people.

The site not only highlights individual workers, it encourages visitors to learn their background, follow their story, and delve into the material they’ve produced working for the Intelligence Community.

The Intelligence Community’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally group "IC Pride" won a major award at Out & Equal's annual summit in Philadelphia last month. The “Outie” award for Employee Resource Group of the Year recognizes organizations as leaders in advancing global workplace equality for LGBT employees. IC Pride—which unifies LGBTA resources from across all 17 IC agencies and elements—beat Fortune 500 peer groups, including Comcast NBC Universal, Deutsche Bank, Verizon, and AT&T.

Vice President Mike Pence joined Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats for a tour of the National Counterterrorism Center at the Liberty Crossing complex, McLean, Va., August 24. While onsite, Vice President Pence also participated in a series of briefings with senior intelligence officials from ODNI and NCTC.