Former top intelligence officials from the Central Intelligence Agency and Israel’s Mossad discussed threats from the Islamic State, issues involving Israel, and the future of the Iran nuclear deal.
Alberto Mora, a top civilian lawyer for the U.S. Navy in the administration of President George W. Bush and an early critic of the CIA torture program, assesses the findings and conclusions of the newly released Senate Intelligence Committee report.
By videoconference on Monday, Harvard’s Lawrence Lessig interviewed Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who last year leaked more than 200,000 classified documents about U.S. surveillance efforts.
A former general counsel for the U.S. Navy, among the earliest Pentagon critics of detainee abuse, offers firsthand insights into the findings of the still-secret Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture.
A report co-authored by Professor Michael McElroy and D. James Baker, a former administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, connects global climate change, extreme weather, and national security.
What did Pakistani officials know about the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden and when did they know it? Were they complicit — or dumb? Or smart at playing dumb? Those questions were analyzed by a panel of foreign policy experts on Wednesday (May 4) at Harvard Kennedy School.