DATE: July 18, 2013. TIME: 12:30p-1:30p EST
By some estimates, we have spent more than a trillion dollars since 9/11 to improve our ability to collect, synthesize, and analyze the massive amount of intelligence at our fingertips. But, as the Boston marathon bombing illustrates, all these many years later, there are still dots to connect. Two former Directors of National Intelligence— Adm. Dennis Blair (Ret.) and McLarty Associates Vice Chairman Amb. John Negroponte—will discuss the successes to date and the challenges that remain for an office created to see to it that the “dots” all across the intelligence community are connected TIME Contributing Editor At Large Barton Gellman.