The National Threat Identification and Prioritization Assessment (NTIPA) is
|“||[a]n annual strategic planning assessment of the counterintelligence requirements of the United States produced by the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive (ONCIX); required by the Counterintelligence Enhancement Act of 2002. The NTIPA assess and prioritizes threats to the US posed by traditional and emerging foreign intelligence activities. It is a strategic planning tool to be used by intelligence community and national security decision makers.||”|
"The NTIPA informs the President and the national security leadership of foreign intelligence threats to the United States. The NTIPA does not go into effect until approved by the President. The NCIX submits each approved NTIPA or modification thereof to the congressional intelligence committees."