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Wednesday, 01 March 2023 08:20

FISA Section 702 Resources

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is a critical intelligence collection authority that enables the U.S. Intelligence Community to collect, analyze, and appropriately share foreign intelligence information, as identified by the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence, such as information concerning international terrorism or the acquisition of weapons of mass destruction.


In the summer of 2022, Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Strategic Communications Tim Barrett saw an opportunity to harness one of ODNI’s powers--to bring in talent from across the IC--offering a win-win for IC communications officers and for ODNI Strategic Communications.


As part of our ongoing transparency efforts to enhance public understanding of the Intelligence Community’s (IC) work and to provide insights on national security issues, ODNI today is releasing this declassified IC product dated April 2022.


Download the report.


On January 18, 2023, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines participated in the panel, “Restoring Security and Peace,” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Fareed Zakaria from CNN moderated the panel, which also included North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg; President of Poland Andrzej Duda; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Canada Chrystia Freeland; and First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy of Ukraine Yuliia Svyrydenko. The panel is available to view here, and the transcript is below.


The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 required the Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, to submit an annual report to Congress on unidentified aerial phenomena. ODNI submitted the classified annual report to Congress and published the unclassified annual report.


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