Congressional Testimonies 2015

Congressional Testimonies 2015

With the fourteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks several weeks behind us, it’s clear that we’ve had great success at substantially reducing the chances of that kind of attack recurring. We’ve done that not only with aggressive CT action against core al-Qa’ida in South Asia and around the world but also through the array of defenses we’ve erected as a country. The counterterrorism and homeland security infrastructure that exists gives us much greater defense, disruption, and mitigation capabilities that we did not have at the time of those attacks.

Chairman Nunes, Ranking Member Schiff, Members of the Committee, thank you for the invitation to offer this Statement for the Record. My statement reflects the collective insights of the Intelligence Community’s extraordinary men and women, whom I am privileged and honored to lead.

Chairman McCain, Ranking Member Reed and Members of the Committee, Gen. Stewart and I are honored to be here this morning.  We are here today to update you on some, but certainly not all, of the pressing intelligence and national security issues facing our nation.

Chairman McCain, Ranking Member Reed, Members of the Committee, thank you for the invitation to offer the United States Intelligence Community’s 2015 assessment of threats to US national security. My statement reflects the collective insights of the Intelligence Community’s extraordinary men and women, whom I am privileged and honored to lead.

Thank you Chairman Burr, Vice Chairman Feinstein, and members of the Committee.  I appreciate this opportunity to be here today to discuss the worldwide terrorist threat and our efforts to counter it.

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