Media and State Control in the Middle East

by Emile Nakhleh

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Unrest Flares in Iran Again

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front The recent unrest in Iran is unlikely to bring about political change or extract significant government concessions to popular demands. Despite the protests, the...

How Foreign Leaders Play President Trump

by Walter Pincus

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Confessions of a Public Servant

by Ambassador Gary Grappo

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The Sahel is a Growing Arena of Competition for Jihadist Groups

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front Jihadist attacks in the Sahel are increasing in intensity against both military targets and Western economic interests. Islamic State in Greater Sahara (ISGS) continues...

Protests in Bolivia and the Struggle to Form a Representative Government

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front Following weeks of protests, longtime Bolivian leader Evo Morales fled the country in mid-November and was granted asylum by Mexico’s government, in what some are...

A Review of 'The Spy' on Netflix

by The Spy

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Saudi Arabia’s Relentless Campaign to Silence Its Critics

by Intel Brief

  Bottom Line Up Front Saudi Arabia cultivated ties with Twitter employees and persuaded them to spy on various user accounts and report back to Saudi leadership. The Saudi government seems...

A Note to the IC Workforce on the Whistleblower

by Michael Morell

OPINION — It is common for the leadership of the Intelligence Community to send notes to the workforce. The leaderships’ thoughts on all sorts of issues – from intelligence successes and...

A View of Trump's America from the Birthplace of Democracy

by Marc Polymeropoulos

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