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Whether its terrorists, anarchists, cyber criminals or nation states, America has a target on its back. WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green investigates the threats facing the U.S., the people behind them, the agencies fighting them and their impact on Americans. 906895

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Whether its terrorists, anarchists, cyber criminals or nation states, America has a target on its back. WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green investigates the threats facing the U.S., the people behind them, the agencies fighting them and their impact on Americans. 906895

    Title: Target USA –Ep. 237 Former CIA officer Marc Polymeropoulos discusses the endgame for Russian intelligence

    Title: Target USA –Ep. 237 Former CIA officer Marc Polymeropoulos discusses the endgame for Russian intelligence

    Why did Russia interfere in the 2016 election? Why are they at it again in 2020? Marc Polymeropoulos spent the last years of his CIA career digging into why Russia is trying to destroy the U.S. He shares his thoughts with Target USA. Some of what he says may surprise you.

    • 27 min
    Title: Target USA –Ep. 236 Former DNI Jim Clapper says he's concerned Russia is hiding something

    Title: Target USA –Ep. 236 Former DNI Jim Clapper says he's concerned Russia is hiding something

    U.S. intelligence has shown evidence Russia is trying to interfere in the 2020 election. Former Director of National Security Jim Clapper says this time Russia, having learned from its mistakes in 2016, has become better at hiding its activities. He explains how.

    • 33 min
    Title: Target USA –Ep. 235 | Confrontation with an identity thief

    Title: Target USA –Ep. 235 | Confrontation with an identity thief

    Identity thieves are becoming more and more bold. Listen to this encounter; and learn how recognize them and how to stop them.

    • 26 min
    Title: Target USA –Ep. 234 | The US China confrontation has arrived

    Title: Target USA –Ep. 234 | The US China confrontation has arrived

    China has had a really bad week and former House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers says, this is likely the beginning of a very rough patch. Economic espionage, 5G, the Houston consulate closure, extradition treaties and trade limits are all facing China as the West shuts down its quest to dominate the world.

    Title: Target USA –Ep. 233 | The Trump/Putin relationship "uncomfortable" to the U.S. Intelligence Community

    Title: Target USA –Ep. 233 | The Trump/Putin relationship "uncomfortable" to the U.S. Intelligence Community

    Douglas London, a retired CIA officer tells Target USA, it's "uncomfortable" watching the interaction between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, because it's "clearly a rather co-dependent, denial and deception campaign."

    • 30 min
    Title: Target USA –Ep. 232 | John Bolton discusses his book "Room with a View ' and working for President Donald Trump

    Title: Target USA –Ep. 232 | John Bolton discusses his book "Room with a View ' and working for President Donald Trump

    Former National Security Advisor John Bolton joins Target USA to reveal details about his book, working in the Trump Administration, Russian bounties to kill US troops, Venezuela, Iran and North Korea. Also former Deputy National Security Advisor Mark Pfeifle discusses what the National Security Council should be doing to deal with the Russia “bounty” situation.

    • 28 min

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