Worldwide Threat Assessment 2016

On February 9, James Clapper—the Director of National Intelligence—provided the U.S. Intelligence Community’s annual assessment of threats to national security in testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He was joined by FBI Director James Comey, CIA Director John Brennan, NSA Director Michael Rogers, and Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart.

The topics covered included: 

  • Cyber and Technology
  • Terrorism
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction and Proliferation
  • Space and Counterspace
  • Counterintelligence
  • Transnational Organized Crime 
  • Economics and Natural Resources
  • Human Security (health, environment, etc.)
  • Regional Threats