DNI Coats releases Worldwide Threat Assessment (Excerpts)

The following are relevant excerpts from Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats’ testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, in which he discussed the 2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment his office has recently released. “And, non-state actors including terrorists and criminal groups are exploiting weak state capacity in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.