DNI Articles


Ahead of Deal, Top Intel Organization Plays Down Iran's Sponsorship of Terrorism

8:01 AM, Mar 16, 2015

Sunday night, Stephen Hayes noted (via Twitter) a Times of Israel 

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Four More Former Gitmo Terrorists Returned to Battlefield

7:07 AM, Mar 06, 2014

The semi-annual report on "Re-engagement of Detainees Formerly Held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba" was released on Wednesday

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Director of National Intelligence Counterterrorism Map Misspells 'Israel'

Writes 'Isreal.'
9:12 AM, Jan 15, 2014

The office of the Director of National Intelligence released its interactive 2014 Counterterrorism Calendar this week on the website of the National Counterterrorism Center.  The map provided with the calendar contains an embarrassing error, misspelling the name of the U.S.'s closest ally in the Middle East, Israel, as "Isreal."  The error can be seen by hovering over the tiny country with a computer mouse:

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More Former Guantanamo Bay Detainees Return To Terrorism

3:12 PM, Sep 09, 2013

An unclassified version of a September report from the Director of National Intelligence reveals that another five former Guantanamo Bay detainees have either been confirmed as reengaging in terrorism or are suspected of doing so.  The report comes just as a judge in Algeria has approved parole of two detainees recently transferred to Algerian custody from the Cuba-based detention facility.

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Director of National Intelligence: 'Cannot Be Used to Intentionally Target Any U.S. Citizen'

6:27 AM, Jun 07, 2013

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper defends the recently revealed metadata mining government intelligence programs:

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Clapper: Declassify the Bin Laden Files

11:45 AM, Apr 11, 2013

During the House Intelligence Committee hearing today on “Worldwide Threats,” Director of National Intelligence (DNI) James Clapper said that he has recently had conversations about releasing more of the documents captured in Osama bin Laden’s compound. More of the documents should be released, Clapper said.

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Playing Down the Iranian Threat

2:15 PM, Feb 17, 2012

In October, an Iranian plot to kill the Saudi ambassador in Washington, D.C. was disclosed by the United States government. And as the means was to be a bomb in a Washington restaurant, it is reasonable to assume Americans dining nearby would have been wounded or killed.

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