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DNI James R. Clapper Delivers Commencement Address to 2013 NIU Graduates
July 26, 2013 - DNI James R. Clapper addressed an audience of more than 1,000 attendees, including approximately 250 graduates, on July 26 during the concluding ceremony of the National Intelligence University's 50th Anniversary. Clapper was instrumental in expanding the mission of NIU to the entire IC and the desire to use education as a force multiplier in intelligence analysis and decision-making.
Established in 1962, NIU graduates include many notable intelligence and national security leaders including a former Director of National Intelligence, and former directors of DIA, CIA, the National Security Agency, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and other intelligence community organizations. The school was named National Intelligence University in 2011 reflecting the expanded mission to become the center of academic life for the intelligence community. For more information, visit www.ni-u.edu.
- Watch C-SPAN video of DNI Clapper and LTG Flynn remarks. (external link)
- Watch Pentagon Channel Coverage of the gradudation ceremony. (external link)
DIA is the nation’s premier all-source military intelligence organization.
It provides the nation’s most authoritative assessments of foreign military intentions and capabilities. The agency’s four core competencies -- human intelligence, all-source analysis, counterintelligence and technical intelligence -- enable military operations while also informing policy-makers at the defense and national levels.
DIA’s mission is unique and no other agency matches its military expertise across such a broad range of intelligence disciplines.
This page was last updated October 1, 2013.