December 2014
Vital Speeches of the Day;Dec2014, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p387
The article presents a speech by James R. Clapper, the U.S. Director of National Intelligence, delivered at the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) AVSEC World conference in Washington, D.C., on October 27, 2014. Topics include the relationship between the aviation and intelligence industries, the growing number of aviation security threats such as the Ebola virus, terrorism, and smuggling, and efforts to stop attacks by terrorist organization Al Qaida.


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