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  1. Independence – We will provide unbiased, objective intelligence.
  2. Integrity – We will uphold the highest ethical standards in our conduct and ensure our actions reflect positively on the Department and Intelligence Community.
  3. Teamwork – We will work as one team, united in pursuit of a common goal.
  4. Expertise – We will provide expert-informed, value-added insights.
  5. Agility – We will continually learn and adapt quickly to meet evolving threats and challenges.
  6. Innovation – We will embed creativity and innovation into how we work.
  7. Inclusivity – We will foster an open, accepting, and inclusive environment for all.

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