Intelligence at the Highest Levels: A Candid Conversation with Susan M. Gordon

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As the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, Susan M. Gordon serves as DNI Dan Coats’ number two, helping to manage an Intelligence Community (IC) that includes 17 different agencies and organizations, if you include the ODNI itself.

The IC’s central mission is to provide the President with the most relevant, timely and objective intelligence that the community has collected, analyzed and prioritized.  Most days, Gordon’s boss, DNI Coats, meets with the President to discuss the threats.  Sometimes she does.   

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