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State Secrets is a weekly interview podcast featuring Cipher Brief experts and national security leaders.

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State Secrets is a weekly interview podcast featuring Cipher Brief experts and national security leaders.

    A Conversation with Cipher Brief Expert Ambassador Joe Detrani

    A Conversation with Cipher Brief Expert Ambassador Joe Detrani

    What do Americans need to know about Chinese President Xi Jinping's comments during China's Centennial celebration?  Are we likely to see military conflict over Taiwan?  What are the risks of a miscalculation in today’s extremely fast moving world and should the U.S. be doing more to ensure we have better insight into China’s intentions?  For these questions and more we caught up with Ambassador Joe Detrani for an expert brief.  

    • 37 min
    A Conversation with former CIA Chief of Station Dan Hoffman

    A Conversation with former CIA Chief of Station Dan Hoffman

    In this episode we talk with Cipher Brief Expert and former Senior CIA officer and Chief of Station Dan Hoffman about the Russia Problem.

    From cyberattacks to the Black Sea, Russian provocations have led to heightened tensions in the US but is it just business as usual for Moscow?  Or are we seeing an increased willingness to provoke with a new administration in the White House?

    • 23 min
    Broken Trust: Lessons From the Sunburst Cyber Espionage Campaign

    Broken Trust: Lessons From the Sunburst Cyber Espionage Campaign

    We talk with the authors of a new report by the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative that looks at one of the largest and most significant cyber espionage campaigns in US' history.  

    • 25 min
    The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, May 19, 2021

    The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, May 19, 2021

    • 5 min
    Alma Katsu- Author of spy novel 'Red Widow'

    Alma Katsu- Author of spy novel 'Red Widow'

    Suzanne talks with author and former intelligence officer Alma Katsu about her latest book, and her first spy novel 'Red Widow', a story about two female CIA officers working against a threat to CIA's Russia Division.  

    • 38 min
    Spymaster's Prism: The Fight against Russian Aggression

    Spymaster's Prism: The Fight against Russian Aggression

    In this episode with talk with former CIA Officer and Author Jack Devine about his new book 'Spymaster's Prism: The Fight Against Russian Aggression.  

    • 41 min

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4.7 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

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Great Practitioner and Thought Leader Interviews

Love the community of leaders, authors, and academics TCB has assembled. The insight is unmatched by any other media outlets that I have listened to in last decade. Keep it up and I’ll be subscribing to TCB premium access accounts.

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Exclusive discussions with security officials

These are great short interviews with security professionals around the world.

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Fantastic

A really great podcast series interviewing some really interesting people in the intelligence space. Highly recommend!

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