David Priess

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David Priess is Publisher of Lawfare and Chief Operating Officer of the Lawfare Institute. A writer and speaker on the presidency, national security, and intelligence, he is also affiliated with George Mason University—where he is a Senior Fellow at the Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security and a Visiting Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government. He served during the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations as a CIA officer and has written two books: "How To Get Rid of a President," which lays out the many ways American presidents have left office, and “The President’s Book of Secrets,” the first book about the top-secret President’s Daily Brief and its recipients.

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The Chatter Podcast: Leadership, Sports, and Intelligence Innovation with Sue Gordon, from the Chatter Archive

David Priess sat down with longtime intelligence officer Sue Gordon, who shared stories about her experiences in team sports, lessons on leadership, her role in creating the CIA’s non-profit venture capital firm, and more.