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Rational Security: The ''Surprised,' 'Stunned,' and 'Shocked'' Edition

By Jen Patja Howell
Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 8:38 AM

A new inspector general report faults former FBI Director Jim Comey for how he handled memos about his meetings with Donald Trump. The CIA isn’t so sure about a White House plan to expand its presence in Afghanistan. And National Security Adviser John Bolton is being cut out of big decisions in the administration.  

 

Shane recommends a new book on the fall of the ISIS caliphate. 

 

Susan previews her new book, co-written with Ben. 

 

Ben thinks he may have found his celebrity doppelganger.