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Document: Joint Intelligence Community Statement on Election Day Preparations

On Nov. 6, 2018—Election Day—the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a joint statement, along with the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the FBI, affirming their agencies' continued efforts to assist state and local election officials and to combat foreign influence efforts.

Intelligence Studies Essay

The Unfinished Business of Information Sharing: Why the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division Belongs With DHS

The FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) is an essential hub for bringing together federal and sub-federal data, and should therefore reside within DHS, given the latter’s role as the primary interlocutor between federal and sub-federal agencies.

Donald Trump

Destroying the Presumption of Regularity

In the normal course of events, the announcement by DHS that it would ban large electronic devices from direct flights originating at ten airports in the Middle East would excite a great deal of comment.  Technologists would speculate as to the nature of the potential new bomb threat.  Intelligence-types would be curious as to the provenance of the intelligence -- was it SIGINT or HUMINT?  Law and policy folk would ask about the legal underpinnings and debate the policy's scope and wisdo

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