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DNI releases paper on intelligence cooperation



DNI releases paper on intelligence cooperation
Last month, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence published a paper describing certain key roles and relationships that characterize efforts by members of the U.S. Intelligence Community and other government entities. The paper does not purport to describe the specific laws, policies, safeguards, or operations relating to each… Read More

Agencies investigate Russia, Trump associates



Agencies investigate Russia, Trump associates
For months, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies have been collaborating in an investigation into Russian attempts to influence the recent presidential election. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Security Agency (NSA), Department of Justice, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and representatives of… Read More

Interagency space center makes strides



Interagency space center makes strides
On March 16, a key leader of the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center (JICSpOC) spoke of the center’s progress and importance at the AUSA Global Force Symposium in Huntsville, Alabama. JICSpOC promotes information sharing on space operations between the military and intelligence community, and it’s launch was announced last… Read More

New CTIIC leadership announced



New CTIIC leadership announced
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper recently announced the leadership of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). CTTIC was created in February 2015. CTIIC’s new leadership team includes Director Tonya Ugoretz, Deputy Maurice Bland, and Research Director Thomas Donahue.  “I am confident this capable team will work seamlessly… Read More

2016 National Counterintelligence Strategy released



2016 National Counterintelligence Strategy released
In November, the National Counterintelligence and Security Center released the 2016 National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States of America. The new strategy updates previous versions, and lays out how the U.S. government will identify and disrupt foreign intelligence entity (FIE) threats. The strategy addresses counterintelligence concerns inside and outside… Read More

DoD to set up new center for interagency information sharing



DoD to set up new center for interagency information sharing
The Department of Defense announced last week that it will establish a new center to promote information sharing on space operations between the military and intelligence community. The Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center (JICSpOC) will involve the U.S. Strategic Command, Air Force Space Command, and the intelligence community, and… Read More

White House establishes Interagency Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell



White House establishes Interagency Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell

President Obama announced the completion of the review of U.S. hostage policy on June 24. The President also announced the creation of an interagency Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell aimed at improving how the government develops hostage recovery plans...