04/13/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/13/2021 10:18
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ODNI News Release No. 14-21
April 13, 2021
ODNI Releases 2021 Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, in coordination with Intelligence Community leaders, today released to Congress an unclassified annual report of worldwide threats to the national security of the United States.
Pursuant to Section 617 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, the annual assessment examines the diverse array of threats that exist against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, great power competition, and rapidly evolving technology.
'The American people should know as much as possible about the threats facing our nation and what their intelligence agencies are doing to protect them,' said DNI Haines. 'This report provides transparency to Congress and our nation's citizens with the aim of bolstering trust in our work and institutions.'
The unclassified assessment is available here.