b'The US Intelligence CommunityDNIThe Director of National Intelligence (DNI) (www.odni.gov) serves as the head of the Intelligence Community, overseeing and directing the implementation of the National Intelligence Program and acting as the principal advisor to the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council for intelligence matters. The mission of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence is to effectively integrate foreign, military and domestic intelligence in defense of the homeland and of United States interests abroad. Congress provided the DNI with a number of authorities and duties, which charge the DNI to:Ensure that timely and objective national intelligence is provided tothe President, the heads of departments and agencies of the executivebranch; the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and senior militarycommanders; and the Congress. Establish objectives and priorities for collection, analysis,production, and dissemination of national intelligence. Ensure maximum availability of and access to intelligenceinformation within the Intelligence Community. Develop and ensure the execution of an annual budget for theNational Intelligence Program (NIP) based on budget proposalsprovided by IC component organizations. Oversee coordination of relationships with the intelligence orsecurity services of foreign governments and internationalorganizations. (Under the E.O. 12333 rewrite, the DCIA and the FBIDirector exercise DNI authority to require coordination of allintelligence activities taking place in their respective spheres ofinfluence.) Ensure that the most accurate analysis of intelligence is derived fromall sources to support national security needs. Develop personnel policies and programs to enhance the capacityfor joint operations and to facilitate staffing of communitymanagement functions. Oversee the development and implementation of a programmanagement plan for acquisition of major systems, doing so jointlywith the Secretary of Defense for DoD programs, that includes cost,schedule, and performance goals and program milestone criteria.32'