Jill Werdell Spreitzer [bio]
Product Development Research Guides
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
"The National Intelligence Strategy (NIS) sets out the following guiding principles: responsive and incisive understanding of global threats and opportunities, coupled with an agility that brings to bear the Community’s capabilities."
Ford, Jess T.
Statement for the Record Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism, Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives, October, 2007.
This testimony addresses (1) the guidance for law enforcement agencies to assist foreign nations to identify, disrupt, and prosecute terrorists and (2) the extent to which law enforcement agencies have implemented this guidance.
Hite, Randolph C., Director Information Technology Architecture and Systems Issues
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives regarding the U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) program's implementation.
Homeland Security Institute
"The Homeland Security Institute (HSI) is a Studies and Analysis Federally Funded Research and Development Center established pursuant to Section 312 of the Homeland Security Act of 20021. HSI delivers independent and objective analyses and advises in core areas important to its sponsor in support of policy development, decision-making, analysis of alternative approaches, and evaluation of new ideas on issues of significance. "
From their website: "By law, NCTC serves as the primary organization in the United States Government (USG) for integrating and analyzing all intelligence pertaining to counterterrorism (except for information pertaining exclusively to domestic terrorism)." As such, they work with the CIA, FBI, Pentagon, and other agencies. "NCTC collocates more than 30 intelligence, military, law enforcement and homeland security networks under one roof to facilitate robust information sharing. NCTC is a model of interagency information sharing."
Aloise, Gene, Director Natural Resources and Environment
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives regarding the steps the NNSA has taken to improve security at its laboratories and plants.
Under Research Library, click Country Profiles "for short overviews and in-depth profiles of each country's nuclear, biological and chemical weapons and missile development programs, policies and activities, including chronologies, maps, facility descriptions and assessments."
From the website: "The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) serves as the head of the Intelligence Community (IC), overseeing and directing the implementation of the National Intelligence Program and acting as the principal advisor to the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council for intelligence matters related to the national security. Working together with the Principal Deputy DNI (PDDNI) and with the assistance of Mission Managers and four Deputy Directors, the Office of the DNI's goal is to effectively integrate foreign, military and domestic intelligence in defense of the homeland and of United States interests abroad."
This monograph describes the foundational substance of the traditional, irregular, and catastrophic challenges as they were conceived at the working-level during development of National Defense Strategy 2005.
Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
"The security implications will be most pronounced in places where the effects of climate change are greatest, particularly affecting weak states already especially vulnerable to environmental destabilization. "
Berrick, Cathleen A.
Testimony before the Committee on Homeland Security, House of Representatives pertains to the progress TSA in implementing the TWIC program and some of the remaining challenges to successfully implement the program.