In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon, the country’s number two U.S. intelligence official, about the proliferating and accelerating information threats facing the intelligence community. Gordon explains how agencies are preparing to confront a novel set of challenges related to the 2020 presidential elections – in part by boosting transparency – and how it is bolstering relationships with the private and tech sectors. Gordon also weighs in on the leadership of DNI Dan Coats and the wisdom of former senior intelligence officials speaking out publicly about political matters. This is the second installment of a continuing series on “Leadership of the IC,” featuring currently-serving senior leadership within the U.S. intelligence community.
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…