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I am delighted that the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Christopher Scolese as director of the National Reconnaissance Office. Mr. Scolese’s technical expertise, experience and approach make him the right leader for NRO.

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 14:21

Meet Lateral Innovation

Lateral Innovation, you say? As opposed to forward innovation? Why can’t it be both? Lateral Innovation (LI), a new division within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, focuses on amplifying, accelerating, and maximizing innovative efforts across the Intelligence Community and wider U.S. government. What does that look like? For starters, we are launching a series of articles highlighting the innovative efforts across the Community. Consider this Q&A your introduction to both LI and this series. (Very meta, we know.)

Officials are currently tracking efforts by nations including Russia and Iran to influence Americans through social media platforms on issues including the 2020 election, a senior intelligence official told reporters on Monday.

Officers from across the Intelligence Community (IC) gathered last Thursday in Bethesda, Maryland, for the eighth annual IC Pride Summit, hosted this year by the Office of Director of National Intelligence.

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