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US officials say economic espionage by China costs Americans jobs and billions of dollars in lost innovation.  The weekly Sunday news program Full Measure recently talked to NCSC Director Bill Evanina about China capitalizing on stolen secrets.

Sue Gordon, the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, wakes up every day at 3 am, jumps on a Peloton, and reads up on all the ways the world is trying to destroy the United States. By the afternoon, she has usually visited the Oval Office and met with the heads of the 17 intelligence agencies to get threat reports. The self-described “chief operating officer of the intelligence community” has a lot to worry about, but the nearly-30-year veteran is generally optimistic about America’s future. Now, she says, she just needs Silicon Valley to realize that tech and government don’t have to be opposed.

The Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Clements Center for National Security and the Intelligence Studies Project at The University of Texas at Austin hosted a conference last week that featured key national security leaders and U.S. senators who addressed military and intelligence challenges. Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon spoke on issues related to Russia, China, global threats and world order.

President Bush lived a life of service to the country he loved, and he did so with gratitude, optimism, and dignity. He was and remains widely beloved by the women and men of the Intelligence Community and there is no better reflection of his enduring legacy within the IC than CIA headquarters, where he served as Director and which was renamed the George Bush Center for Intelligence.

Earlier this week, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats conducted a briefing with press on Russia’s violation of the INF Treaty.  Please see below for his opening statement, as prepared for delivery.

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