This week, Shane Harris speaks to Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman, who co-created the new Showtime series “The Man Who Fell to Earth.”
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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This week on Chatter, Shane Harris speaks to artist Trevor Paglen, who explores themes of surveillance, security, and secrecy.
I host this long and fascinating conversation with political scientist and economist Christopher Blattman, about his hands-on field work, his framework for understanding why groups do and do not choose violence, and what it all means for practical efforts at conflict avoidance and resolution.
This week on Chatter, Shane Harris speaks to filmmaker Nicholas Meyer about the renewed threat of nuclear war amid the conflict in Ukraine.
For this episode, Shane Harris joined David Priess to speak jointly with Alex Finley about her career in the CIA's Directorate of Operations, her keen observation and analysis of Russian oligarchs' mega-yachts and and her experience writing a series of spy satire novels.
For this episode, David Priess spoke with Jacob Ward—author of the new book "The Loop: How Technology is Creating a World Without Choices and How To Fight Back"—about artificial intelligence and much more.
David Priess speaks with Eugene Linden, a longtime writer on issues at the intersections of science, culture, and business.