United States Intelligence Community


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Noun1.United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
Central Intelligence Agency, CIA - an independent agency of the United States government responsible for collecting and coordinating intelligence and counterintelligence activities abroad in the national interest; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence under the supervision of the President and National Security Council
Department of Energy Intelligence, DOEI - an agency that collects political and economic and technical information about energy matters and makes the Department of Energy's technical and analytical expertise available to other members of the Intelligence Community
FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation - a federal law enforcement agency that is the principal investigative arm of the Department of Justice
Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR - an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community
Office of Intelligence Support, OIS - agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy
Office of Naval Intelligence, ONI - the military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United States Navy
Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, MCIA - an agency of the United States Marine Corps that provides responsive and broad intelligence support for the worldwide Marine Corps organization
AFISR, Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Air Force ISR - an agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborne reconnaissance and surveillance platforms
intelligence agency, intelligence service, intelligence - a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
Advanced Research and Development Activity, ARDA - an agency of the Intelligence Community that conducts advanced research and development related to information technology
Defense Intelligence Agency, DIA - an intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense; is responsible for providing intelligence in support of military planning and operations and weapons acquisition
National Reconnaissance Office, NRO - an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations
National Security Agency, NSA - the United States cryptologic organization that coordinates and directs highly specialized activities to protect United States information systems and to produce foreign intelligence information
AI, Army Intelligence - an agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operational and strategic level commanders
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, NGA - a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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He offers his own set of recommendations, concluding with a plea that "those who work in national security agencies must hold strong to American values." Existing rules and the professionalism of the United States intelligence community offer some protection for privacy, but "they are not tyrant-proof," he says, especially under a president who "traffics in dangerous conspiracy theories" and repeatedly expresses disregard for constitutional rights.
Trump's conduct over the past week strikes at the heart of the United States intelligence community. He does not seem to grasp how it works, what happens if it fails, and why it faces disaster when a president treats it with casual contempt.
Intelesys serves the United States intelligence community's mission-critical cyber operations, providing expertise in software engineering, embedded development, network engineering and analysis, reverse engineering and malware analysis.
The attacks on 9/11 forced the United States intelligence community (IC) to pivot quickly and dramatically.
Obviously, I'm the commander so I am a bit biased, but ONI is a national treasure with some of the most extraordinarily capable, dedicated, experienced analysts that you would ever find in the United States Intelligence Community. In some areas, like acoustic intelligence, as an example, nowhere else on the globe can anyone come even remotely close to what this organization can do in that domain.
In the aforementioned FBI affidavit, the government goes as far as saying Hanssen gave the KGB/SVR "an official technical document describing COINS-II," which was, said the document, "the then-current version of the United States Intelligence Community's 'Community On-Line Intelligence System,' which constituted a classified Community-wide intranet."
(2) See "United States Intelligence Community (IC) 100 Day Plan for Integration and Collaboration," April 11, 2007, p.

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