In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Ambassador Dennis Ross, former Middle East peace envoy and top negotiator, about the prospects for resolving the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Ross, who served multiple presidents of both parties over the course of a career spanning over three decades, retraces his efforts to broker a peace agreement under presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, and explained how early missteps during the Obama administration seemed to derail prospects for a deal. He also evaluates the Trump administration’s approach to the impasse and offers thoughts on ongoing challenges in Iran and Afghanistan.
October 20, 2021
In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with David McCloskey, a former CIA analyst and author of “Damascus Station,” a fictional spy novel centered on the…