Matthew Olsen

Matthew Olsen

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FORMER Cipher Brief Expert / Nominee Asst. Attorney General for National Security

Former Cipher Brief Expert Matthew Olsen is the Assistant Attorney General for National Security. He is also the former Chief Trust and Security Officer at Uber. Olsen spent over twenty years working for the U.S. government and served as Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), as the General Counsel for the National Security Agency, and as former Special Counsel to the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Briefs & Analysis

Remaining Vigilant

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Briefs & Analysis

Terrorism in 2016

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