February 25, 2011
The OPCW Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, visited the Islamic Republic of Iran on 24 February 2011 and met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Ali Akbar Salehi.
Prepared Statement by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence: Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community
February 10, 2011
This statement goes into extensive detail about numerous state and non-state actors, crosscutting political, economic, and military developments and transnational trends, all of which constitute our nation's strategic and tactical landscape. Although I believe that counterterrorism, counterproliferation, and counterintelligence are at the...
Unclassified Report to Congress on the Acquisition of Technology Relating to Weapons of Mass Destruction and Advanced Conventional Munitions in 2010
February 8, 2011
As required by section 721 of the Fiscal Year 1997 Intelligence authorization Act, the following are country summaries of acquisition activities (solicitations, negotiations, contracts, and deliveries) related to weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and advanced conventional weapons (ACW) that occurred from 1 January through 31 December 2010. This...
February 1, 2011
WASHINGTON - Milad Jafari, 36, a citizen and resident of Iran has been indicted for illegally exporting and attempting to export specialized metals from the United States through companies in Turkey to several entities in Iran, including some entities that have been sanctioned for involvement in ballistic missile activities.
Adherence to and Compliance with Arms Control, Nonproliferation, and Disarmament Agreements and Commitments
January 8, 2011
This State Department report assesses U.S. adherence to arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements, as well as an assessment of the adherence of other nations to such conventions, regimes, and treaties, including the Missile Technology Control Regime, Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, Treaty on Open Skies, Nuclear...
Annual Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
February 2, 2010
The national security of the United States, our economic prosperity, and the daily functioning of our government are dependent on a dynamic public and private information infrastructure, which includes telecommunications, computer networks and systems, and the information residing within. This critical infrastructure is severely threatened....
Unclassified Report to Congress on the Acquisition of Technology Relating to Weapons of Mass Destruction and Advanced Conventional Munitions in 2008
May 18, 2009
As required by Section 721 of the Fiscal Year 1997 Intelligence Authorization Act, the following are country summaries of acquisition activities (solicitations, negotiations, contracts, and deliveries) related to weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and advanced conventional weapons (ACW) that occurred from 1 January through 31 December 2008. This...
Annual Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
February 12, 2009
The primary near-term security concern of the United States is the global economic crisis and its geopolitical implications. The crisis has been ongoing for over a year, and economists are divided over whether and when we could hit bottom. Some even fear that the recession could further deepen and reach the level of the Great Depression. Of course...
September 30, 2008
On September 25, 2008, the United States Department of Commerce issued guidance to the U.S. exporting community designed to encourage exporters' vigilance on Iran's efforts to procure items for use in Iran's nuclear and missile programs. This action is part of the United States' broader strategy to ensure that no U.S.-origin items contribute in...
Briefing by Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Patricia McNerney and Director of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control Adam Szubin on Designation of IRISL
September 10, 2008
MR. DUGUID: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. We are on the record with Acting Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation Patricia McNerney, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, and the Director of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control Mr. Adam Szubin. Mr. Szubin will...