Press Releases

Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released its report, Best Practices to Protect Privacy, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights of Americans of Chinese Descent in the Conduct of U.S. Intelligence Activities. The report was prepared in response to Section 5712 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 and Section 620 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. This report is the result of an interagency examination of the privacy, civil liberties, and related civil rights controls used by the Intelligence Community (IC) when conducting intelligence and counterintelligence activities to counter the national security threats posed by the People’s Republic of China.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released the Annual Statistical Transparency Report (ASTR) regarding the Intelligence Community’s (IC) use of National Security Surveillance Authorities for 2021. The release of the report is consistent with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA), as amended (codified in 50 U.S.C. § 1873(b)), and the IC’s Principles of Intelligence Transparency.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is disclosing the aggregate amount of $67.1 billion in requested appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2023 National Intelligence Program (NIP).

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines today issued the following statement on the passing of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright:

 

“We have lost an extraordinary leader of substance, style, and conviction with the passing of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Her legacy lives on in the men and women she inspired and mentored over the years in national security and foreign policy, myself included. I hope we can do her justice. Her integrity, pragmatism, and intellect live on in the institutions she enriched throughout her lifetime of service in government, academia, and non-governmental organizations."

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), the research and development arm of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, announced today the Biometric Recognition & Identification at Altitude and Range (BRIAR) program — a multi-year research effort to develop new software systems capable of performing whole-body biometric identification from great heights and long ranges.

 

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