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Amy Zegart

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation

Amy Zegart is the co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University. She is the author of three books examining U.S. intelligence challenges, including Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI, and the Origins of 9/11.
Amy Zegart is the co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University. She is the author of three books examining U.S. intelligence challenges, including Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI, and the Origins of 9/11.
Defense

Viewpoint: U.S. Intelligence Needs Another Reinvention

After failing to detect the 9/11 plot, spy agencies reinvented themselves for an age of terrorism, but a new generation of technological threats requires a new round of reforms.

Tech

The NSA Confronts a Problem of Its Own Making

Recent cyberattacks show what happens when America’s secret-keepers can’t keep their secrets.

Oversight

James Comey's 'Shock and Awe' Testimony

By any normal reckoning, the FBI director’s account should have been stunning. But Americans have grown far too used to abnormal behavior.

Defense

How Bad Was Trump's Reported Disclosure of Classified Information?

If you’re known as someone who cannot keep a secret, the world’s secret-keepers are not going to tell you much.

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