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

by The New Map

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Up Close with The Spy Masters

by The Spy Masters

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Dead Doubles and the Hunt for Spies

by Dead Doubles

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How Active Measures Shines Light on Disinformation

by Active Measures

BOOK REVIEW:  Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare by Thomas Rid Reviewed by Rick Ledgett Cipher Brief Expert Rick Ledgett served as the Deputy Director of...

China's New Western Horizon

by China's Western Horizon

BOOK REVIEW:  China’s Western Horizon: Beijing and the New Geopolitics of Eurasia  by Daniel S. Markey Reviewed by Ambassador Joseph DeTrani Cipher Brief Expert Ambassador Joseph DeTrani is...

A Review of Putin's People

by Putin's People

BOOK REVIEW:  Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took on the West by Catherine Belton Reviewed by John Sipher Reviewer and Cipher Brief Expert John Sipher retired in 2014 after...

A Primer on Chinese Espionage

by Chinese Communist Espionage

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Burn-In Gives us a Glimpse of the Near Future. Are we ready?

by Burn In

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Book Review: One Vision of Future US-China Competition

by Reigning the Future

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What We Learn from The Hacker and the State

by The Hacker and The State

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