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Readout of Inter-Agency Coordination Call to Respond to Holiday Threats

On December 24th, Assistant to the President for Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security John Brennan convened an inter-agency coordination call with Secretary Napolitano, DNI Clapper, FBI Director Mueller, NCTC Director Leiter, Deputy Director of the CIA Morrell, National Security Staff travelling with the President in Hawaii, and other representatives from the counter-terrorism community. During the call, they reviewed the additional steps that are being taken to ensure vigilance throughout the holiday season, including enhanced security measures and close coordination with foreign partners.   

(Link to Dec 22 Press Briefing with Robert Gibbs and John Brennan:  http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/12/22/press-briefing-press-secretary-robert-gibbs-and-assistant-president-coun)

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