Mapping This World and the Next

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The Danger of Political Spin

by Walter Pincus

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UnderCover with Spymasters Author Chris Whipple

by Chris Whipple

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Lesson for DOD: Profits Drive Innovation

by Robert Eatinger

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How to Build a Next Generation US Nuclear Submarine

by Walter Pincus

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Reviewing The New Map for Energy, Climate and the Clash of Nations

by The New Map

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How China Masters the Art of Propaganda

by William O'Hara

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What Follows Bahrain's Normalization of Relations with Israel?

by Emile Nakhleh

Cipher Brief Expert Emile Nakhleh is a retired CIA Senior Intelligence Service Officer and founding director of the CIA’s Political Islam Strategic Analysis Program Office. Nakhleh is currently a...

Responding to the Belarus Uprising: Not Crimea 2.0

by Alexander Naumov

The Cipher Brief’s Academic Incubator program partners with colleges and Universities across the country to highlight the next generation of national security leaders.  Alexander Naumov is a...

Vladimir Putin's Tragic Isolation

by Kenneth Dekleva

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