ODNI Newsroom


“I remember that day as clearly as yesterday.”


It has been 19 years since the tragic attacks in New York, NY, Arlington, VA, and Shanksville, PA. Nearly 3,000 of our friends, family members, neighbors and colleagues never made it home that night.


For David Pan, a career intelligence officer who was inside the Pentagon on the fateful morning of September 11, 2001, these events changed his life forever. Pan was fortunate to make it out of the Pentagon alive; however, the emotional impact the day made on him is everlasting.


By: Christopher Miller, National Counterterrorism Center Director


Remnants of the al-Qaeda terrorist organization that launched the 9/11 terror attacks 19 years ago remain active throughout the world. But it is now possible to see the contours of how the war against al-Qaeda ends.


The United States had three aims in this war: strengthen the country’s border defenses, pursue our enemies and facilitate our allies’ ability to lead the counterterrorism fight. We have succeeded in making it extremely difficult for terrorists to enter the United States to conduct cataclysmic attacks, and we have bolstered our allies’ capabilities.


WASHINGTON D.C. - NCSC and the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF) Kick Off “National Insider Threat Awareness Month”


The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) and the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF) are today partnering with U.S. government agencies and private sector entities to kick off “National Insider Threat Awareness Month” during September 2020.


For auto racing fans around the world, the Indianapolis 500 evokes images of cars whizzing around the historic track at speeds north of 230 miles per hour. This century-old event held annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is known as the “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”


What’s not known by many is the Indianapolis 500 has served as an important testing ground for America’s Intelligence Community and national security apparatus.


Monday, 17 August 2020 12:00

DNI Welcomes New Senior Military Adviser

WASHINGTON D.C. - DNI Welcomes New Senior Military Adviser


Air Force Lt. Gen. Jeffrey A. Kruse joined the Office of the Director of National Intelligence today as the Director's Adviser for Military Affairs (DAMA). He arrived from the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security USD(I&S) at the Pentagon, where he served as the director for defense intelligence for warfighter support.


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