The Cipher Brief’s National Security Network

Our expanding network of national security experts and contributors includes top thinkers from the intelligence, military, academic and business sectors. Their collective contributions to the security conversation will lead to tomorrow’s solutions.

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Nick Warner

Order: 6 Number: 13 Term ID: 8829 Network on: Array

Former Director-General of the Office of National Intelligence (ONI) Australia

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Patrick Calvar

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Former Director General of the French Security Service, the General Directorate for Internal Security (DGSI)

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Kenneth Wainstein

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FORMER Cipher Brief Expert currently serving as Undersecretary for Intelligence and Analysis at DHS

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Dick Fadden

Order: 9 Number: 22 Term ID: 8683 Network on: Array

Former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada

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Charlie Allen

Order: 9 Number: 23 Term ID: 934 Network on: Array

Former Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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Alan Kohler

Order: 19 Number: 38 Term ID: 9429 Network on: Array

Former Assistant Director of the Counterintelligence Division, FBI

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Conrad Prince

Order: 19 Number: 39 Term ID: 6245 Network on: on

Former Director General for Operations and Deputy Director of GCHQ

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Christopher Costa

Order: 20 Number: 42 Term ID: 7961 Network on: Array

Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Counterterrorism on the National Security Council (NSC)

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Jennifer Ewbank

Order: 22 Number: 45 Term ID: 8931 Network on: Array

Former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency for Digital Innovation

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Bill Evanina

Order: 24 Number: 47 Term ID: 4555 Network on: Array

Director, National Counterintelligence and Security Center

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Ellen McCarthy

Order: 26 Number: 51 Term ID: 8487 Network on: Array

Former Asst. Secretary of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research

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Benjamin Powell

Order: 28 Number: 55 Term ID: 6048 Network on: on

Co-Chair, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Communications Practice, Wilmer Hale

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Mary Beth Long

Order: 29 Number: 57 Term ID: 5337 Network on: on

Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

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Matt Hayden

Order: 30 Number: 63 Term ID: 8534 Network on: Array

Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk and Resilience Policy

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Raj De

Order: 30 Number: 65 Term ID: 574 Network on: on

Former General Counsel, National Security Agency

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Dave Pitts

Order: 30 Number: 67 Term ID: 9555 Network on: Array

Former Assistant Director of CIA for South and Central Asia

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Charlie Cleveland

Order: 31 Number: 69 Term ID: 9399 Network on: Array

Former Director of Operations and Military Deputy Director, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

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Samantha F. Ravich

Order: 31 Number: 70 Term ID: 3969 Network on: Array

Chair of the Center on Cyber and Technology Innovation (CCTI) at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies

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Andy Weber

Order: 32 Number: 72 Term ID: 5642 Network on: on

Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs

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Kevin Donegan

Order: 33 Number: 74 Term ID: 6213 Network on: Array

Former Commander of US 5th Fleet, the 32 Nation Combined Maritime Forces, and Director of OPS at CENTCOM

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Doug Wise

Order: 34 Number: 75 Term ID: 1168 Network on: Array

Former Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency

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April Doss

Order: 39 Number: 87 Term ID: 8352 Network on: on

Associate General Counsel for Intelligence Law, NSA

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Cynthia Saddy

Order: 40 Number: 92 Term ID: 8992 Network on: Array

Former Senior Executive with the Central
 Intelligence Agency

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Jack Devine

Order: 43 Number: 96 Term ID: 8738 Network on: on

Former Acting Director, CIA National Clandestine Service

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Dave Spirk

Order: 44 Number: 98 Term ID: 9557 Network on: Array

Former first-Chief Data Officer, Department of Defense

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Dana Dyson

Order: 44 Number: 100 Term ID: 9593 Network on: Array

Former Deputy General Counsel of CIA for Operations

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Geoff Corn

Order: 44 Number: 101 Term ID: 9529 Network on: Array

George R. Killam, Jr., Chair of Criminal Law and Director of the Center for Military Law and Policy at Texas Tech University School of Law

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Andrew Boyd

Order: 45 Number: 108 Term ID: 9533 Network on: Array

Former Senior Intelligence Service Officer, Directorate of Operations, CIA

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Jill Sanborn

Order: 45 Number: 109 Term ID: 9446 Network on: Array

Former Executive Assistant Director (EAD) of the National Security Branch, FBI

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Kevin Keaton

Order: 47 Number: 113 Term ID: 6693 Network on: Array

Former Chief of Innovation, National Security Agency (NSA)

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Jon Darby

Order: 49 Number: 117 Term ID: 9494 Network on: Array

Former Director of the Operations Directorate, NSA/CSS

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Karen Schaefer

Order: 50 Number: 122 Term ID: 8136 Network on: Array

Former Chief of Operations, Directorate of Science and Technology, CIA

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Levi West

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Dr. Levi West is the Director of Terrorism Studies at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security at Charles Sturt University.

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Beth Sanner

Order: 50 Number: 125 Term ID: 8944 Network on: Array

Former Deputy Director for National Intelligence, ODNI

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Gary Corn

Order: 51 Number: 127 Term ID: 9483 Network on: Array

Director of the Technology, Law & Security Program- American University

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Glenn Corn

Order: 52 Number: 130 Term ID: 9418 Network on: Array

Former Senior CIA Operations Office, Member of Senior Executive Service and Adjunct Professor of Russian/Soviet Studies

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Leslie Ireland

Order: 57 Number: 138 Term ID: 3204 Network on: on

Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Intelligence and Analysis

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Sean Roche

Order: 59 Number: 140 Term ID: 7709 Network on: on

Former Associate Deputy Director of CIA for Science & Technology, Digital Innovation

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Farah Pandith

Order: 59 Number: 141 Term ID: 4629 Network on: on

Former Special Representative to Muslim Communities, U.S. Department of State

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Kate Charlet

Order: 62 Number: 148 Term ID: 6147 Network on: on

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Department of Defense

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Paul Kolbe

Order: 64 Number: 153 Term ID: 4573 Network on: Array

Former Director, The Intelligence Project at Harvard University’s Belfer Center

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John D. Tullius

Order: 65 Number: 155 Term ID: 9034 Network on: Array

Former National Intelligence Chair at the Naval Postgraduate School

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David Bridges

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Senior Geopolitical and Security Advisor at Fidelity Management and Research Company

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Joanne Isham

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Former Deputy Director National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)

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Fran Moore

Order: 66 Number: 158 Term ID: 718 Network on: on

Former Director of Intelligence, Central Intelligence Agency

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Kristin Wood

Order: 67 Number: 159 Term ID: 5601 Network on: Array

Former Chief of Innovation and Technology at the CIA Open Source Center

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Chris Savos

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Former Deputy Director of the Weapons Intelligence, Nonproliferation, and Arms Control Center, CIA

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Rhea Siers

Order: 69 Number: 162 Term ID: 645 Network on: on

Former Deputy Associate Director for Policy, National Security Agency

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Todd Rosenblum

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Former Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Americas' Security Affairs

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Rob Lively

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Command Sergeants Major (Ret) U.S. Army Special Operations

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Daniel Markey

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Senior Research Professor and Academic Director of the Global Policy Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

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Michael Allen

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Former Majority Staff Director, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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Nate Jones

Order: 81 Number: 179 Term ID: 5775 Network on: on

Former Director for Counterterrorism, National Security Council

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Jeanine Hayden

Order: 85 Number: 185 Term ID: 525 Network on: on

Member of the Board of Governors, National Military Family Association

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