Annual Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence: Testimony Before the Committee
DIANE Publishing, 2009 - 45 pages
Testimony by Dennis C. Blair, Director of National Intelligence, 12 Feb. 2009. Based on the efforts of thousands of highly skilled professionals, Blair acknowledges the assistance provided by all the intelligence agencies in preparing this report, in particular the National Intelligence Council and CIA┐s Directorate of Intelligence, which contributed a substantial portion. Contents: Far-Reaching Impact of Global Economic Crisis; Turning the Corner on Violent Extremism; The ┐Arc of Instability┐; Rising Asia; Growing Challenges in Russia and Eurasia; Testing Times for Latin America; Africa: Falling Further Behind; The Growing Cyber Threat; Organized Crime; and Environmental Security. Conclusion.
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