Prepared Statement by Central Intelligence Agency Director George Tenet Before the Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing: Current and Future Threats to National Security

February 2, 1999

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Chemical
  • Biological

Related Country: 

  • China
  • India
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • North Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Russia

Good morning, Mr. Chairman. In this last annual threat assessment of the 20th century, I must tell you that US citizens and interests are threatened in many arenas and across a wide spectrum of issues. What is noteworthy is the manner in which so many issues are now intertwined and so many dangers mutually reinforcing.