U.S. Foreign Policy: Blurred and Drifting Dangerously

by John McLaughlin

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Confessions of a Public Servant

by Ambassador Gary Grappo

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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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Syrian Withdrawal Dangerous Regional Gambit

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. OPINION —...

Recruiting Spies in the Trump Era

by Marc Polymeropoulos

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In Syria, Trump Takes U.S. Leadership Down Another Notch

by John McLaughlin

OPINION — President Donald Trump’s decision to remove the small contingent of United States troops remaining in Syria is a disaster on multiple levels. It illustrates not only his reckless...

Trump's Impact on the Five Eyes and Beyond

by Marc Polymeropoulos

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Are We Headed for a Watergate Moment?

by John McLaughlin

OPINION — Could there be a Hugh Scott in 2019? I refer to Sen. Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania, in office from 1958 to 1976, who came to mind because as a young Pennsylvanian during the Watergate...

Atkinson's Dogged Push for Transparency

by Walter Pincus

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