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Intelligence reorganization in the wake of 9/11 didn't make us any safer

If anything, bureaucratic and physical distance increased between agencies and lines became blurrier.


Intel honchos join Senators on the China threat bandwagon

All this suggests that after a wind-down of the GWOT, we may just be swapping one boogeyman for another.

Washington Politics

Bill Burns, Biden's savvy choice for CIA Director

The veteran diplomat will tell Biden what he doesn’t want to hear, and that's a good thing. And refreshing.

Washington Politics

National security and the lasting damage of ruthless partisanship

The ruthless partisanship and attack tactics of Trump and his followers have ill consequences that will persist long after the pandemic has eased.