McLean Lecture: National Security and Intelligence in the 21st Century
Corin R. Stone is the assistant director of national intelligence for policy and strategy in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). In this role, she oversees the formulation and implementation of intelligence community (IC)-wide policy and strategy on the full range of intelligence issues. She also is the ODNI lead for the closure and disposition of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay naval base and provides leadership for ODNI and IC information sharing initiatives. Before joining ODNI, Stone was an attorney adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State. She served in Iraq, first as an associate general counsel in the Coalition Provisional Authority and then as the first legal adviser to U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte and the new U.S. embassy in Baghdad. While at the State Department, she also worked as an attorney adviser for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, as the special assistant to Legal Adviser William H. Taft IV, and in the state department’s legal office, where she handled international claims and investment disputes and represented the U.S. government before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal and the Hague.