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The night before a roadside bomb detonated against his Humvee, Ryan McCallum knew something was amiss.


The Illinois Army National Guard soldier had an uneasy feeling that night and didn’t sleep well. The standard intelligence briefing he and his crew received about the route to and from the airbase in the middle of Iraq was not helpful.


But when he got on the road that morning in Iraq in June 2007, his anxiety deepened. A sandstorm was kicking up. Tires on the side of the road were burning. Something just wasn’t right; none of this was “normal.”


Friday, 13 November 2020 11:45

Matthew A. Kozma Appointed IC CIO

WASHINGTON D.C. - Matthew Kozma has joined ODNI as the new chief information officer of the Intelligence Community. As IC CIO, Kozma will advise the Director of National Intelligence on information management, technology and assurance, including IT infrastructure and investment priorities across the Community’s 17 agencies.


Tuesday, 10 November 2020 09:34

DNI Ratcliffe Names Acting Director of NCTC

WASHINGTON D.C. - Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe today issued the following statement:


“Yesterday, President Donald Trump named Chris Miller the Acting Secretary of Defense. Chris has been a visionary leader as the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) and I have no doubt his vision will serve the Department of Defense and our nation well."


WASHINGTON D.C. - Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe delivered the following remarks during a press conference on election security at FBI Headquarters with FBI Director Christopher Wray. (Remarks as delivered)


The President has instructed the Intelligence and Law Enforcement Communities to ensure the 2020 elections are the safest and most secure in our nation’s history.


We take that mandate and responsibility seriously. There is nothing more sacred in our republic than the fundamental, democratic principle of one-person, one vote.



WASHINGTON D.C. - Congress appropriated an aggregate amount of $62.7 billion to the National Intelligence Program (NIP) for Fiscal Year 2020. This amount includes funding to support overseas contingency operations.


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