Filling Vince Flynn's Shoes

by Alexandra Viers

With his mentor diagnosed with cancer and his former colleague blackmailing the CIA from the grave, counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp was left in yet another onerous state. Rapp is the creation...

The Americans are Coming…

by Suzanne Kelly

…or is it the Russians?  The popular FX series premieres episode one of season four on Wednesday.  In case you’re not already read in on the cold-war drama, prepare to be taken back to 1980s...

How Will the Next President Take the Daily Intelligence Brief?

by David Priess

Upon entering the Oval Office, every president since Harry Truman has faced a seemingly mundane decision with huge implications: how to take his daily intelligence report. Starting with Lyndon...

Review: The President’s Book of Secrets

by Rodney Faraon

The Central Intelligence Agency has many missions, of which keeping the President – America’s top national security decision maker – well informed is one, if not the, most important. Thus,...

Alex Berenson and The Wolves

by Suzanne Kelly

I’m a firm believer that in order to be able to imagine what’s coming, you have to be able to understand what’s possible.  That’s probably the reason why multiple government agencies charged...

Understanding Homegrown Terrorism

by Peter Bergen

In the wake of the Boston Marathon Bombing, terrorism expert Peter Bergen had a pressing question on his mind:  Who are these homegrown Islamist terrorists, and what has driven them to a life of...

Sports Diplomacy

by Dikembe Mutombo

Known to many as the ultimate rejector of the basketball, NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo has also taken many under his humanitarian wing.  Mutombo has used his famous finger-wag to become the first and...