David Priess chatted with author Eric Jay Dolin about the history of Atlantic hurricanes, with a special focus on federal government activity related to storms and how we define national security.
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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Lewis and Shane Harris discussed Baker’s remarkable and little known espionage career, which reveals much about the inner life of one of the 20th Century’s biggest stars.
David Priess chatted with former CIA officer Ric Prado about the fiction and the reality of CIA paramilitary operations, including stories Ric tells in his book Black Ops: The Life of a CIA Shadow Warrior.
David Priess chatted with author Kevin Bryant about historical and present-day examples of it all, building on Kevin's new book, "Spies on the Sidelines: The High-Stakes World of NFL Espionage."
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.
David Priess sat down with Fraser Cain to discuss why exploring the moon matters, what to expect from the launch and voyage of Artemis-I, and the challenges of missions to Mars.
David Priess sat down with Sarah Churchwell to discuss Gone with the Wind, how it reflects a mythologized "Lost Cause" version of the Old South, and its connection with today's increasing political violence.