Tag Archive for ‘intelligence’
An Interview with Philip Mudd, CIA/FBI Terrorism Expert* YJIA: You had a long and distinguished career in public service, both with the CIA and later with the FBI. You also served on the National Intelligence Council and the National Security Council and were nominated to serve as the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis in [...]
An Interview with CIA Veteran Paul Pillar* YJIA: Dr. Pillar, thank you for taking the time to speak with us today. We’d like to go over a number of topics with you, from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to the situations in Syria and Iran, to the intelligence community, as well as your thoughts [...]
By John-Michael Arnold* Abstract—The phenomenon of strategic surprise—a category of unexpected events so consequential that they call into question the premises of existing strategy—has posed a recurring challenge to U.S. foreign policy. Although there is a voluminous literature on the subject, most scholars have focused on surprises unleashed as a deliberate strategy of states in [...]
AN INTERVIEW WITH AMBASSADOR JOHN D. NEGROPONTE
From Volume 5, Issue 2 – Spring/Summer 2010: Spotlight on Security. Ambassador John D. Negroponte is the Brady-Johnson Distinguished Senior Research Fellow in Grand Strategy and Lecturer in International Affairs at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University. Ambassador Negroponte served as the first Director of National Intelligence from 2005-2007 and the Deputy Secretary of State from 2007-2009. He also served as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations between 2001 and 2004 and is a four-time ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, and Iraq.