Title: 15 Dec 11 Declaration by John Hackett

Release Date: 2014-03-20

Text: UNITEDSTATESOF AMERICAProsecution Response toDefense Motion to Dismissfor Lack of SpeedyTrialManning, BradleyE.PFC, U S Army,HHC,U.S.ArmyGarrison,JointBaseMyerHendersonHallFort Myer, Virginia 22211EnclosurelllOOctober 2012UNCLASSIFIEDDECLARATION OF JOHN F. HACKETT,OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE,CHIEF OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENTI,John F. H a c k e t t , d e c l a r et h e f o l l o w i n g t o be t r u e andcorrect:1.I am t h e C h i e f o f I n f o r m a t i o n Management f o r t h e O f f i c eof the D i r e c t o r o f NationalcapacityI n t e l l i g e n c e ("ODNI").I n thisI oversee t h e ODNI I n f o r m a t i o n Management Program,w h i c h p r o v i d e s guidance and o v e r s i g h tf o r the creation,maintanence, use, p r o t e c t i o n , p r e s e r v a t i o n , d i s p o s i t i o n , andreleaseo f t h e ODNI's r e c o r d s i n compliance w i t h a p p l i c a b l eand r e g u l a t i o n s .lawsAs p a r t o f ray o f f i c i a l d u t i e s , I serve as t h eODNI f o c a l p o i n t f o r d e v e l o p i n g and i m p l e m e n t i n g p o l i c i e s andp r o c e d u r e s t o ensure t h e s e c u r i t y , i n t e g r i t y , a u t h e n t i c i t y ,organization,storage,and a c c e s s i b i l i t y o f ODNI r e c o r d s .a l s o s e r v e as an ODNI r e c o r d s c u s t o d i a n ,which a u t h o r i z e sImeaccess t o and r e v i e w o f a l l i n f o r m a t i o n h e l d w i t h i n t h e ODNI.2.I have TOP SECRET o r i g i n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n a u t h o r i t yd e l e g a t e d by t h e D i r e c t o r o f N a t i o n a lI n t e l l i g e n c e ("DNI")p u r s u a n t t o s e c t i o n 1.3 o f E x e c u t i v e Order 13526.authorized,I amt h e r e f o r e , t o conduct c l a s s i f i c a t i o n r e v i e w s and t omake o r i g i n a l c l a s s i f i c a t i o n and d e c l a s s i f i c a t i o n d e c i s i o n s .UNCLASSIFIEDManningB_00410761UNCLASSIFIED3.I make t h e s t a t e m e n t sh e r e i n on t h e b a s i s o f myp e r s o n a l knowledge as w e l l as on i n f o r m a t i o n made a v a i l a b l e t ome i n t h e c o u r s e o f p e r f o r m i n g my o f f i c i a l d u t i e s .^ODNI background4.Congress c r e a t e d t h e p o s i t i o n o f t h e D i r e c t o r o fNational Intelligence(^^DNl^^li n t h e I n t e l l i g e n c e Reform andT e r r o r i s m P r e v e n t i o n A c t o f 2004, Pub. L. No. 108 458,1011(a) and 1097, 118 S t a t . 3638, 3643-63, 36^8-^^ (2004)(amending s e c t i o n s 102 t h r o u g h 104 o f T i t l e I o f t h e N a t i o n a lS e c u r i t y A c t o f 1947).S u b j e c t t o t h e a u t h o r i t y , d i r e c t i o n , andc o n t r o l o f t h e P r e s i d e n t , t h e DNI serves as t h e head o f t h eU n i t e d S t a t e s I n t e l l i g e n c e Community (^^IC^^) and as t h e p r i n c i p a la d v i s o r t o t h e P r e s i d e n t and t h e N a t i o n a l S e c u r i t y C o u n c i l f o ri n t e l l i g e n c e matters r e l a t e d t o the n a t i o n a l s e c u r i t y .U.S C5.403(b)(1),50(2).The r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s and a u t h o r i t i e s o f t h e DNI a r e s e tf o r t h i n t h e N a t i o n a l S e c u r i t y A c t o f 1947, as amended.Theser e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s inc^lude e n s u r i n g t h a t n a t i o n a l i n t e l l i g e n c e i sp r o v i d e d t o t h e P r e s i d e n t , heads o f t h e departments and agenoieso f t h e E x e c u t i v e branch,t h e Chairman o f t h e J o i n t C h i e f s o fS t a f f and s e n i o r m i l i t a r y commanders, and t h e Senate and Tfouseof Representatives403-l(a)(1).and committees t h e r e o f .The DNI i s charged w i t h e s t a b l i s h i n g t h eo b j e c t i v e s o f ^ determining t h e reguirementsUNCLASSIFIEDl^anningB^004f076250 U.S.C.and p r i o r i t i e s f o r ^UNCLASSIFIEDand managingproduction,and d i r e c t i n g t h e t a s k i n g , c o l l e c t i o n ,and d i s s e m i n a t i o no f n a t i o n a l i n t e l l i g e n c e byelements o f t h e I n t e l l i g e n c e Community.l(f)(l)(A)(i)6.analysis,50 U.S.C.403^and ( i i )I n a d d i t i o n , t h e N a t i o n a l S e c u r i t y A c t o f 1947, asamended, s t a t e s t h a t ^ ( t j h e D i r e c t o r o f N a t i o n a l I n t e l l i g e n c es h a l l p r o t e c t i n t e l l i g e n c e sources and methods f r o mdisclosure.50U.S.C. ^ 403 l ( i ) ( l ) .unauthorizedConsistent w i t h t h i sr e s p o n s i b i l i t y , t h e DNI e s t a b l i s h e s and implementsguidelinesf o r t h e I n t e l l i g e n c e Community f o r t h e c l a s s i f i c a t ^ i o n o fi n f o r m a t i o n under a p p l i c a b l e law. E x e c u t i v e Orders, o r o t h e rp r e s i d e n t i a l d i r e c t i v e s and f o r access t o and d i s s e m i n a t i o n o fintelligence.7.created50 U.S.C. ^ 4 0 3 - l ( i ) ( 2 ) ( A ) , ( 8 ) .F i n a l l y , t h e N a t i o n a l S e c u r i t y A c t o f 1^47, as amended,an O f f i c e o f t h e D i r e c t o r o f N a t i o n a lI n t e l l i g e n c e . Thef u n c t i o n o f t h i s O f f i c e i s t o a s s i s t t h e DNI i n c a r r y i n g o u t t h ed u t i e s and r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s o f t h e D i r e c t o r under t h e A c t ando t h e r a p p l i c a b l e p r o v i s i o n o f law, and t o c a r r y o u t such o t h e rd u t i e s as may be p r e s c r i b e dby t h e P r e s i d e n tpurpose o f t h i s8.o r by law.DeclarationThe purpose o f t h i s d e c l a r a t i o n i s t o p r o v i d ebackground on t h e c l a s s i f i e d I n t e l i n k program and I n t e l i n kl o g s , and t o e x p l a i n t h e bases o f my c l a s s i f i c a t i o nauditdecisionsp u r s u a n t t o E x e c u t i v e Order 13526, as amended, f o r i n f o r m a t i o nUNCLASSIFIEDl^anningB^004f076^UNCLASSIFIEDconcerning t h e matter o f United States v. P r i v a t e F i r s tClassB r a d l e y E. IManning.^.T h i s d e c l a r a t i o n i s UNCLASSIFIED.As a r e s u l t , t h ed e s c r i p t i o n s c o n t a i n e d h e r e i n have been g e n e r a l i z e d t o m a i n t a i nt h e UNCLASSIFIED d e s i g n a t i o n .Much o f t h e i n f o r m a t i o na s s o c i a t e d w i t h I n t e l i n k i s c l a s s i f i e d a t t h e SECRETBBNOFORNl e v e l b u t i s unnecessary f o r a g e n e r a l u n d e r s t a n d i n g o f t h eI n t e l i n k program and i t s a u d i t l o g s .Information i s classifieda t t h e SECRET l e v e l i f i t s u n a u t h o r i z e d d i s c l o s u r e r e a s o n a b l yc o u l d be e x p e c t e d t o cause ,serioLi^ damage t o t h e n a t i o n a lsecurity.NOFORN o r ^^NF^^ stands f o r '^No F o r e i g n Dissemination^^and means t h a t t h e i n f o r m a t i o n can be d i s s e m i n a t e d t o U.S.persons o n l y and cannot be d i s s e m i n a t e d t o f o r e i g n n a t i o n a l s .background on I n t e l i n k10.I n t e l i n k i s a s u i t e o f web-based a p p l i c a t i o n s ,tools,and c o l l a b o r a t i v e s e r v i c e s t h a t i n c l u d e w i k i s i t e s , b l o g s ,i n s t a n t messaging, and a search c a p a b i l i t y t h a t can be used t of i n d i n f o r m a t i o n h o s t e d on t h e IC and Department o f Defensenetworks.These s e r v i c e s a r e managed by t h e I n t e l i n ko r g a n i z a t i o n and e x i s t on v a r i o u s c l a s s i f i e d and u n c l a s s i f i e dnetworksi n c l u d i n g t h e s e c r e t - l e v e l Secure I n t e r n e t P r o t o c o lRouter Network (^^SIPRNet^^), t o w h i c h I have been i n f o r m e d t h a tP r i v a t e F i r s t Class B r a d l e y E. Manning (^^Manning^^) had access.UNCLASSIFIEDl^anningB^004f0764UNCLASSIFIED11.The I n t e l i n k o r g a n i z a t i o n has t h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t y andc a p a b i l i t y o f a u d i t i n g t h e use o f i t s s e r v i c e s and t h i si n f o r m a t i o n i s captureda u d i t data capturedi n I n t e l i n k logs.I n t e l i n k logs containfrom p r o x y s e r v e r s t h a t c o n t r o l access t oI n t e l i n k s e r v i c e s and show t h e a c t i v i t i e s o f u s e r s and systemst h a t connect t o and use t h e I n t e l i n k s e r v i c e s w h i l e onclassified12.o r u n c l a s s i f i e d networks.The I n t e l i n k o r g a n i z a t i o n o b t a i n s , manages, and s t o r e si t s a u d i t d a t a as necessary t o p e r f o r mi t s day-to-dayoperationso f I n t e l i n k s e r v i c e s on t h e c l a s s i f i e d and u n c l a s s i f i e dnetworks.Among i t s many r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s ,in^iries,t r o u b l e s h o o t s t e c h n i c a l problems, and m o n i t o r s andmaintainsi t responds t o u s e rt h e performance o f t h e I n t e l i n k s u i t e o f s e r v i c e s .Todo t h i s , t h e I n t e l i n k o r g a n i z a t i o n r e g u l a r l y r e v i e w s t h e a u d i td a t a o f I n t e l i n k u s e r s as t h a t d a t a p r o v i d e sthe Intelinko r g a n i z a t i o n w i t h i n f o r m a t i o n on how i t s s e r v i c e s a r e used,w h e t h e r I n t e l i n k s e r v i c e s a r e f u n c t i o n i n g p r o p e r l y , and whethera d j u s t m e n t s s h o u l d be made t o these s e r v i o e s .Ihe Intelinko r g a n i z a t i o n a l s o r o u t i n e l y reviews t h e a u d i t data t o solvet e c h n i c a l o r s e c u r i t y i s s u e s , t o r e v i e w d a t a t r e n d s , and t od e v e l o p a p p r o p r i a t e i n f o r m a t i o n management s t r a t e g i e s .A u t h e n t i c a t i o n o f b u s i n e s s Records13.The I n t e l i n k o r g a n i z a t i o n m a i n t a i n sand s t o r e s t h eI n t e l i n k Passport account p r o f i l e s o f r e g i s t e r e d I n t e l i n kUNCLASSIFIEDl^anningB^004f0765users.UNCLASSIFIEDS p e c i f i c a l l y , an I n t e l i n k Passport account i s an I n t e l i n kunigue i d e n t i f i c a t i o n(^^ID^^) p r o f i l e anduser^spassword-enabledaccount t h a t p e r m i t s t h e user t o a c t i v e l y p a r t i c i p a t e on manyI n t e l i n k s i t e s and s e r v i c e s .The p a s s i v e v i e w i n g o f ands e a r c h i n g w i t h i n t h e I n t e l i n k s e r v i c e s , however, does n o tr e g u i r e an I n t e l i n k Passport14,account.Army i n v e s t i g a t o r s r e g u e s t e d a copy o f f^anning^sPassport account p r o f i l e , w h i c h p r o v i d e s d e t a i l s c o n c e m i n g h i sI n t e l i n k account such as h i s I n t e l i n k PassportTheID and password.I n t e l i n k o r g a n i z a t i o n l o c a t e d a copy o f Manning^s I n t e l i n kPassport account p r o f i l e i n i t s databasesand p r o v i d e d a copy t oArmy i n v e s t i g a t o r s .15.Army i n v e s t i g a t o r s a l s o r e g u e s t e d a u d i t d a t ap e r t a i n i n g t o Manning^s I n t e l i n k a c t i v i t i e s on SIPRNet f r o mOctoberI , 200^ t o June 1, 2010. A l t h o u g h Army i n v e s t i g a t o r sspecificallyaddressesi d e n t i f i e d Manning^s I n t e r n e t P r o t o c o l (^^IP^^)as 22.224 4 1 ^ ^(^^.22^^) and ^ ^ ^ ^ 5 41.40 (^^.40^^), t h eODNI d i r e c t e d t h e I n t e l i n k o r g a n i z a t i o n t o d u p l i c a t e t h e SIPRNetI n t e l i n k a u d i t d a t a from p r o x y s e r v e r s c o l l e c t e d between Ootober1, 200^ t o June 1, 2010 and t o p r o v i d e i t t o Army i n v e s t i g a t o r s .The e n t i r e s e t c o n t a i n e d l o g s o f a c t i v i t y from t h e .22 and .40IP addressesas w e l l as a u d i t d a t a n o t r e l e v a n t t o t h i scase.A c c o r d i n g l y , t h e ODNI p r o v i d e d t h e I n t e l i n k a u d i t d a t a on t b eUNCLASSIFIEDl^anningB^004f0766UNCLASSIFIEDc o n d i t i o n t h a t Army i n v e s t i g a t o r s e x t r a c t o n l y thoseb e l o n g i n g t o f^anning^s.^2 and .40 1 ^ address a c t i v i t i e s .C l a s s i f i c a t i o n o f I n t e l i n k Passport16. An I n t e l i n k Passportuser i d e n t i f y i n glogsAccountaccount p r o f i l e c o n t a i n sgenerali n f o r m a t i o n t y p i c a l o f a system d i r e c t o r y w h i c hi n c l u d e s name, e m a i l address, o r g a n i z a t i o n a l assignment, phonenumber, and i d e n t i f i e r s o f o t h e r I n t e l i n k s e r v i c e s .g e n e r a l i n f o r m a t i o n i s UNCLASSIFIED.A PassportThisp r o f i l e alsoc o n t a i n s p e r s o n a l i z e d i n f o r m a t i o n i n t h e form o f ^^secret^^g u e s t i o n s and answers used by t h e I n t e l i n k o f f i c e t o a s s i s tusersi n r e s e t t i n g access t o t h e i r Passportaccounts.This i s at y p i c a l p r o c e s s used i n some i n f o r m a t i o n systems t o a s s i s tusersi n t h e r e n e w a l o f passwords o r g a i n i n g s u p p o r t desk a s s i s t a n c e .T h i s g u e s t i o n and answer method t y p i c a l l y asks g u e s t i o n so n l y t h e u s e r would know.T h i s g u e s t i o n and answer f e a t u r ea s s i s t s i n v a l i d a t i n g a user^ss u p p o r t desk a s s i s t a n c e ,thati d e n t i t y when r e g u e s t i n gIntelinkbecause these g u e s t i o n s and answerss e r v e as meohanisms t o ensure c o n f i d e n t i a l i t yand i n t e g r i t y o ft h e c l a s s i f i e d network access process and c o u l d u l t i m a t e l y l e a dt o d i r e c t access t o s e n s i t i v e n a t i o n a l s e c u r i t y i n f o r m a t i o n ,t h e y a r e p r o p e r l y c l a s s i f i e d a t t h e SECRETBBNOFORN l e v e l .Unauthorizedexpectedd i s c l o s u r e o f t h i s i n f o r m a t i o n c o u l d r e a s o n a b l y bet o cause s^erious damage t o t h e n a t i o n a l s e c u r i t y .UNCLASSIFIEDl^anningB^004f0767UNCLASSIFIEDC l a s s i f i c a t i o n o f I n t e l i n k Logs17.The ODNI r e v i e w e d a l i s t p r o v i d e d by Armyinvestigatorso f s e a r c h terms used by Manning and d e t e r m i n e dt h a t some o f t h e s e a r c h terms were c l a s s i f i e d and o t h e r s wereu n c l a s s i f i e d b u t t h e o v e r a l l l i s t o f search terms was c l a s s i f i e da t SECRETBBNOFORN.The o v e r a l l l i s t o f search terms c o n t a i n ss e n s i t i v e s e a r c h terms t h a t Manning may have e n c o u n t e r e d i n t h ecourse o f h i s d u t i e sas a m i l i t a r y a n a l y s t who had access t oc l a s s i f i e d inform,ation.inI n a d d i t i o n , some o f t h e search termst h e a g g r e g a t e can be p i e c e d t o g e t h e r t o r e v e a lwhat t h e I C c o l l e c t e d o r sought t o c o l l e c t .insights intoAnd f i n a l l y t h e r eare i n d i v i d u a l s e a r c h terms on t h e l i s t t h a t a r e u n r e l a t e d t ohis dutiesas a m i l i t a r y a n a l y s t and u n c l a s s i f i e d such as^ ^ ^ i k i l e a k s , ^ ^ ^^Julian A s s a n g e , ' ^ A s s a n g e , ^ ^ ^ i r g i t t a J o n s d o t t i r , ^ ^J o k e s , ^ ^ F u n n y Joke,^^ and ^^criminal^^Iceland,^^investigationd i v i s i o n . T h e s e terms a r e u n c l a s s i f i e d as t h e y do n o t r e v e a lan i n t e l l i g e n c e source o r method.1^.theI n t e l i n k l o g s a r e c l a s s i f i e d a t SECRETBBNOFORN becausef u l l content o f the a u d i t data contains i n f o r m a t i o no n l y t h e i n d i v i d u a l search t e r m s .The I n t e l i n k l o g ss e a r c h t e r m r e s u l t s and a u d i t d a t a t h a t r e v e a linformationnationaldefenses e n s i t i v e sources and methods, and s p e c i f i cc o n c e r n i n g t h e IC^s e l e c t r o n i cUNCLASSIFIEDl^anningB^004f0768containi n t h e form o f c l a , s s i f i e d i n t e l l i g e n c e c o l l e c t i o nand a n a l y s i s ,informationbeyondcommunicationsUNCLASSIFIEDnetwork.The d a t a a l s o c o n t a i n si n d i v i d u a l l y imclassified, oro f f i c i a l o r otherwise c o n t r o l l e d u n c l a s s i f i e d data items t h a t i nt h e a g g r e g a t e would p r o v i d e i n s i g h t i n t o t h e IC^s o r g a n i z a t i o n ,functions, s t a f f i n g , a c t i v i t i e s , c a p a b i l i t i e s , v u l n e r a b i l i t i e s ,o r i n t e l l i g e n c e sources o r methods.T h e r e f o r e , t h e .22 and .40l o g s e x t r a c t e d b y Army i n v e s t i g a t o r s from t h e I n t e l i n kauditd a t a s e t a r e c l a s s i f i e d a t SECRETBBNOFORN and d e t a i l s c o n c e r n i n ga u d i t a c t i v i t y t h a t go beyond t h e d e s c r i p t i o n si n thisd e c l a r a t i o n would l i k e w i s e r e v e a l s e n s i t i v e , c l a s s i f i e dinformation.1^.The c l a s s i f i e d i n f o r m a t i o n c o n t a i n e d i n t h e I n t e l i n kl o g s as d e s c r i b e d i n t h i s d e c l a r a t i o n c o n t a i n e g u i t i e s b e l o n g i n gto variousIC elements and t h e v e r y sources and methods t h e DNIis entrustedt o p r o t e c t p u r s u a n t t o E x e c u t i v e Order 12333. Ouri n t e l l i g e n c e sources and methods a r e o f g r e a tf o r e i g n i n t e l l i g e n c e services,interestt ot e r r o r i s t groups, and o t h e rh o s t i l e groups who have an i n t e r e s t i n u n d e r s t a n d i n g what t h e ICc^ollec^ts and what concerns t h e I C .Failure t o protecti n f o r m a t i o n from u n a u t h o r i z e d d i s c l o s u r ethisr e a s o n a b l y c o u l d bee x p e c t e d t o cause se;r"ii^iis damage t o t h e n a t i o n a l s e c u r i t y .UNCL.ASSIEIEDl^anningB^004f0760UNCLASSIFIEDConclusion20.I n the foregoing, 1 have attempted t o e x p l a i n thebackground on I n t e l i n k and the bases f o r my judgment t h a td i s c l o s u r e o f the c l a s s i f i e d i n f o r m a t i o n describedabovereasonably could be expected t o cause serious damage t o thenational security.I c e r t i f y under penalty o f p e r j u r y t h a t the foregoing i st r u e and c o r r e c t t o the best of my knowledge and b e l i e f .Executed t h i s - \day of December, 2011.r Z/-^M ^. // /?/ ^:- . . . / / / - ' ^John F. HackettO f f i c e o f f the D i r e c t o r o f National I n t e l l i g e n c eChief, Information ManagementUNCLASSIFIEDManningB_00410770

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