Trump Is Showing How the Deep State Really Works

America's intelligence agencies aren’t operating outside the law – they’re using the vast power they’ve acquired within it.

The Cable

NSA Contractor Could Face 200 Years in Prison for Massive Breach

Harold T. Martin III allegedly stole documents over a two-decade period.

Shadow Government

The Intelligence Community Faces Sharp Challenges, but No Crisis

Perhaps the greatest risk is that bitter residue from this scuffle over a single (albeit significant) analytic assessment will deflect attention from the more serious intelligence policy questions that require the government’s attention.


Trump and His Lieutenants Are Cyber Hawks. Will They Hit Putin?

The president-elect is caught between promises to be more aggressive in cyberspace, and U.S. demands for payback against a Russian hack apparently done for his benefit.


In One Word, What Nurtures Creativity in Policymaking?

When tackling our most complex policy challenges, traditional approaches simply aren’t enough. That’s why the U.S. government has been integrating people with high TQ—like IQ, ...

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