The Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis is a position within the United States Department of Homeland Security. The Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis is responsible for fusing law enforcement and intelligence information relating to terrorist threats. The Under Secretary participates inter-agency counterterrorism efforts and is responsible for ensuring that state and local law enforcement officials receive information on terrorist threats from national-level intelligence agencies.
As of May 2009, the Acting Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis was Bart Johnson. On October 23, 2009, President Obama nominated Caryn Wagner to be Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis.
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—Thomas Mann (18751955)
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—Lyndon Baines Johnson (19081973)