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U.S. Intelligence Community Ill-Prepared to Respond to China, Bipartisan House Report Finds

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has released a partially-redacted summary of its “China Deep Dive” report on the U.S. intelligence community’s capabilities and competencies regarding the People’s Republic of China.

Director of National Intelligence (DNI)

Eleven Questions for Director of National Intelligence Nominee Rep. John Ratcliffe

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will hold an open hearing on May 5 at 9:30 a.m. to consider the president’s nomination of Rep. John Ratcliffe for director of national intelligence. What should the committee ask him?

Intelligence Oversight

Office of the Director of National Intelligence Releases 2019 Transparency Report

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence on April 30 released its annual transparency report for the 2019 calendar year. The report presents statistics on how often the government uses certain national securities authorities.

You can read the report here and below:

Intelligence Oversight

Schiff Seeks Answers from Barr Regarding Whistleblower

The Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Adam Schiff published a letter written to Attorney General Bill Barr regarding the Department of Justice’s involvement in the whistleblower complaint. Schiff characterized the intervention as “improper and contrary to both a clear, categorical statutory directive and longstanding IC whistleblowing practices” before demanding the formal legal opinion, allegedly from the Office of Legal Counsel related to the complaint.

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