New PDF release: 2016 U.S. Intelligence Community Worldwide Threat Assessment

By U.S. Government,James R. Clapper,Director of National Intelligence (DNI),Central Intelligence Agency (CIA),Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA),White House,President Barack Obama

ISBN-10: 1521084335

ISBN-13: 9781521084335

Director of nationwide Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. offered the 2016 annual U.S. intelligence group all over the world possibility overview in Congressional testimony on February nine, 2016. within the released document, Clapper presents a radical evaluation of the prestige of attainable threats from a large choice of countries and terror teams. as well as the 2016 overview, this compilation comprises the 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012 tests for comparability and historic reference, plus very important extra fabric, together with the 2016 security Intelligence corporation all over the world probability evaluation, the Obama White condominium nationwide protection approach issued in early February 2015, comments by means of nationwide protection consultant Susan Rice at the NSS, and dozens of statements on nationwide safety and the intelligence group from specialist witnesses and officials.

Obviously, the Islamic kingdom (ISIS, or ISIL) is an enormous concentration of those exams, in addition to cyber threats from Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea. different issues lined: worldwide THREATS * Cyber and know-how Terrorism * guns of Mass Destruction and Proliferation * area and Counterspace * Counterintelligence * Transnational equipped Crime * Economics and usual assets * Human protection * nearby THREATS * East Asia * China * Southeast Asia * North Korea * Russia and Eurasia * Russia * Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova * The Caucasus and primary Asia * Europe * Key companions * The Balkans * Turkey * center East and North Africa * Iraq * Syria * Libya * Yemen * Iran * Lebanon * Egypt * Tunisia * South Asia * Afghanistan * Bangladesh * Pakistan and India * Sub-Saharan Africa * relevant Africa * Somalia * South Sudan * Sudan * Nigeria * Latin the US and Caribbean * vital the US * Cuba * Venezuela * Brazil.

The usa and its allies are dealing with a not easy probability atmosphere in 2016. Sunni violent extremism has been on an upward trajectory because the overdue Nineteen Seventies and has extra teams, individuals, and secure havens than at the other aspect in historical past. whilst, Shia violent extremists will most likely deepen sectarian tensions in line with actual and perceived threats from Sunni violent extremists and to improve Iranian influence.

The Islamic kingdom of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has turn into the preeminent terrorist risk due to its self-described caliphate in Syria and Iraq, its branches and rising branches in different nations, and its expanding skill to direct and encourage assaults opposed to a variety of goals all over the world. ISIL's narrative helps jihadist recruiting, draws others to shuttle to Iraq and Syria, attracts contributors and teams to claim allegiance to ISIL, and justifies assaults around the globe. The ISIL-directed November 2015 assaults in Paris and ISIL-Sinai's declare of accountability for the overdue October downing of a Russian airliner within the Sinai underscore those dynamics.

Al-Qa'ida's associates have confirmed resilient and are situated to make profits in 2016, regardless of counterterrorism strain that has mostly degraded the network's management in Afghanistan and Pakistan. they are going to proceed to pose a risk to neighborhood, neighborhood, or even probably international pursuits as verified through the January 2015 assault on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo by way of contributors associated with al-Qa'ida within the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). different Sunni terrorist teams continue the power to draw recruits and resources.

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Director of nationwide Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. awarded the 2016 annual U. S. intelligence group around the world risk evaluate in Congressional testimony on February nine, 2016. within the released record, Clapper offers a radical assessment of the prestige of attainable threats from a wide selection of countries and terror teams.

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