Naval War College Review


Spurred by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the poor analysis of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction programs, and numerous studies, the Intelligence Reform and Ter- rorism Prevention Act of 2004 created the Office of Director of National Intelli- gence (ODNI). Run by former ambassador John Negroponte, ODNI is an independent agency meant to oversee U.S. government intelligence activities and to transform the American intelligence commu- nity.