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Thursday, 31 October 2019 14:43

Getting to Know an IC Attorney

Sunita P. joined the ODNI Office of the General Counsel in 2015. Since she has been at ODNI, she has provided legal support to several ODNI components including the National Counterterrorism Center, the IC Chief Information Officer, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity and, most recently, the National Counterintelligence and Security Center.

 

Sunita discussed her background and how she provides legal guidance as a lawyer in the IC in the Q & A below.

Andrew Hallman has joined the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) as Principal Executive. Hallman is responsible for performing the duties and responsibilities of the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence until the position is filled by a Presidential Appointee confirmed by the Senate.

Thank you, Chairman Thompson, Ranking Member Rogers, and members of the committee, for the opportunity to be with you today. I will begin with a brief overview of the terrorism threat before discussing homeland and overseas threats in more detail. I will close my opening remarks with a discussion of global trends impacting counterterrorism efforts, along with comments on the way forward, from NCTC’s perspective.

"I want to thank our intelligence professionals and special operations forces for bringing one of the world’s most-wanted terrorists to justice."

Congress appropriated an aggregate amount of $60.2 billion to the National Intelligence Program (NIP) for Fiscal Year 2019. This amount includes funding to support overseas contingency operations.

 

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