Tag Archives: National Counterterrorism Center

ODNI Issues Updated Attorney General Guidelines for Intell Activities; John Ratcliffe Quoted

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The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has updated guidelines for facilitating intelligence operations in compliance with established U.S. personal information protections. The unclassified AG Guidelines come as part of a multiyear effort to ensure that the intelligence community is consistent in protecting constitutional rights while collecting information across disparate sources.

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Hon. Christopher Miller Assumes Role as Acting Secretary of Defense; Donald Trump Quoted

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President Trump announced on Monday that the U.S. Senate has confirmed Hon. Christopher C. Miller, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, as the new acting secretary of defense. "I am pleased to announce that Christopher C. Miller, the highly respected director of the National Counterterrorism Center (unanimously confirmed by the Senate), will be Acting Secretary of Defense, effective immediately," Trump said. 

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ODNI Names Lora Shiao COO; John Ratcliffe Quoted

Lora Shiao

Lora Shiao, deputy director at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) has been appointed to serve as chief operating officer in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), effective Oct. 12th. "Lora has a strong track record of leading collaboratively across the IC on high-profile topics and fostering a corporate culture of workforce engagement and professional development,” said John Ratcliffe

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Trump Administration Moves to Transform ODNI Management

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Daniel Hoffman, a three-decade government service veteran and former senior executive at the CIA, said he believes the Trump administration is trying to streamline the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, The Washington Times reported Sunday. He told the publication in an interview that ODNI has duplicated some tasks being done at other intelligence agencies over time and could free up more positions both at the office and its National Counterterrorism Center.

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Lora Shiao Named National Counterterrorism Center Acting Director

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Lora Shiao, executive director at the National Counterterrorism Center, has been appointed to lead NCTC as a whole on an acting basis, Bloomberg reported Saturday. She will direct the center before Christopher Miller, deputy assistant secretary for special operations and combating terrorism at the  Department of Defense, receives confirmation as NCTC's leader.

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President Trump Picks Christopher Miller to Oversee National Counterterrorism Center

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President Trump intends to nominate Christopher Miller, deputy assistant secretary at the Department of Defense for special operations and combating terrorism, to serve as director of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's National Counterterrorism Center.

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Report: Pete Hoekstra Emerges as Top Contender for Director of National Intelligence

Pete Hoekstra, the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands, has emerged as the top candidate for the director of national intelligence position, The Hill reported Sunday. President Trump commended Hoekstra’s work in the Netherlands and his plans to collaborate with Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and other panel members to find a successor to the retiring DNI and 2019 Wash100 Award winner Dan Coats. 

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Casie Antalis of CBP for Security Vetting Process Modernization Update on Aug. 14th

On August 14th, Potomac Officers Club will host the Security Vetting Process Modernization Update at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. Monte Hawkins of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be the keynote speaker for the event. Gator Harvey of Northrop Grumman Technology Services will serve as the moderator for an expert panel featuring Casie Antalis and Eric Peters of CBP, Sam Robinson of the FBI and Lori Vislocky of DHS. 

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Monte Hawkins, CBP Director of the National Vetting Center, for Security Vetting Process Modernization Update on Aug. 14th

On August 14th, Potomac Officers Club will host the Security Vetting Process Modernization Update at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. Monte Hawkins of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be the keynote speaker for the event. Gator Harvey of Northrop Grumman Technology Services will serve as the moderator for an expert panel featuring Casie Antalis and Eric Peters of CBP, Sam Robinson of the FBI and Lori Vislocky of DHS.

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