The Cipher Brief
15h14 02  mars
Exclusive: Spy Chief Gets Welcome Endorsement
Suzanne Kelly
In a letter obtained by The Cipher Brief this week, former CIA Directors and Acting Directors, including former Director Gina Haspel, endorsed CIA Director Bill Burns in his new role as DCIA. The letter (below) was originally submitted to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversaw...
05h01 24  février
Why The Intelligence Community Needs a Climate Change Task Force
Suzanne Kelly
Kristin Wood, Sr. Climate Editor, The Cipher Brief Kristin Wood is the Senior Climate Editor for The Cipher Brief, a Cipher Brief expert, a non-resident fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs’ Intelligence Project, and a former senior...
15h05 23  février
The Mission to Counter Misinformation: A Briefing with former DNI James Clapper
Suzanne Kelly
In the summer of 2016, then-Director of National Intelligence Lt. Gen. James Clapper began to detect a worrisome trend. It was an election year, and he was starting to see an uptick in Russian activity around misinformation and disinformation that went well beyond the usual playbook. Russia had...
05h01 18  février
President Biden’s Middle East: A Briefing with Norman Roule
Suzanne Kelly
8220;The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” – Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62 No. Access all of The Cipher...
05h01 17  février
A New World of Global Security: A Briefing with Sir John Sawers
Suzanne Kelly
The new COVID-19 national security world is one shaped by a host of national and global security issues that were impacted - both good and bad - by the global pandemic. That, in turn, has fundamentally changed the way governments and private sector companies need to think about the old threats,...
13h01 02  février
A New Approach to Domestic Terrorism
Suzanne Kelly
Javed Ali, Policymaker in Residence, University of Michigan Javed Ali is a Towsley Policymaker in Residence at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and had over 20 years professional experience in Washington, DC on national security issues, to include senior...
13h15 27  janvier
The US Intelligence Community’s Complicated Relationship with Telework
Suzanne Kelly
Jim Danoy, Former Executive, Defense Intelligence Agency Cipher Brief Expert Jim Danoy is a former defense intelligence executive and served as the National Intelligence Manager for Europe and NATO at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and was a President’s Daily Brief (PDB)...
05h01 25  janvier
Is it Time for a New Policy Toward North Korea – A Cipher Brief Debate
Suzanne Kelly
8220;The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” – Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62 No. Access all of The Cipher...
13h04 21  janvier
The Climate and U.S. National Security: A Conversation Series
Suzanne Kelly
CLIMATE — One of President Biden’s first areas of focus after taking office on Wednesday was on the climate, reinstating a commitment that the US will rejoin the Paris climate accord. The Biden Administration is also pledging a review of more than 100 other climate or environment...
13h39 20  janvier
Inside the Bureau of Intelligence and Research
Suzanne Kelly
8220;The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” – Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62 No. Access all of The Cipher...