Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community

The IC's worldwide threat assessment provides a public window into national security risks

The Intelligence Community's Worldwide Threat Assessment is released by the Director of National Intelligence annually at public hearings of the IC oversight committees in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. The fully unclassified "Statement for the Record" is delivered in the form of testimony to Congress from the DNI and other heads of IC elements and is simultaneously made to available to the public, via

Often referred to simply as the "ATA," the Annual Threat Assessment contains the Intelligence Community’s strategic assessment and risk evaluation of threats to U.S. national security for that year, including cyber and technological threats, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, crime, environmental and natural resources issues, and economic issues.


2006 - PRESENT