Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) leads intelligence integration to inform decisions made from the President to the soldier on the ground. ODNI sets strategic direction and priorities for national intelligence resources and capabilities.
Security clearance eligibility isn’t as simple as ‘approved’ or ‘denied.’ The Defense Security Service (DSS) Personnel Security Management Office for Industry (PSMO-I) outlines the various security clearance statuses.
Regardless of what happens to the National Security Advisor in the coming weeks or months, the McMaster Doctrine — the return of great-power competition across multiple domains — is established policy.
In the wake of two weeks of scrutiny of the White House security clearance process, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly issued a memo calling for the standardization of White House adjudication procedures.
Continuous Evaluation is meant to be a key component in helping fill information gaps associated with the time between periodic reinvestigations (PRs). Do current delays have a real impact to our national security? You decide.
The government has never been particularly great at meeting its clearance processing time timelines, but the data shows that in 2016, 2 percent of secret security clearances were processed according to the timeliness objectives.