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Intelligence Matters

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Former acting Director of the CIA Michael Morell speaks with top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community as they reflect on their life, career and the critical roles they play in shaping national security policies. As a central figure in the most significant U.S. counter-terror efforts of the past two decades and a former CIA intelligence analyst, Morell is uniquely skilled at taking industry l... more

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Robert Hanssen appeared to live an ordinary life in suburbia with six kids and his wife Bonnie. That was until Hanssen, an FBI special agent, turned and offered his services to the Soviets. In the first episode of this limited series, CBS News Chief ... more

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Robert Hanssen was a conundrum - an FBI agent and self-proclaimed patriot who became the most damaging spy in the bureau's history. Amid the nuclear threat of the Cold War, America's prized secrets were falling into the hands of its sworn enemy—the K... more

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When Mike Williams vanishes on a hunting trip, the authorities suspect he was eaten by alligators but the true predators who took Mike may lurk much closer to home. The mystery of Mike’s disappearance might have faded from memory, if it wasn’t for on... more

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In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Ursula Wilder, a clinical psychologist at the Central Intelligence Agency, about why intelligence agencies conduct psychological profiles of world leaders, and how past policyma... more

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4.7 out of 5 stars from 3.8k ratings
  • No new shows.

    No new shows in months. Not worth keeping on subscribing if host doesn’t produce.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States9 months ago
  • Smith Mundt Act

    I thought the CIA couldn’t promote propaganda on Americans? Oh that’s right your boy Obama repealed the act under the 2012 NDAA. Gobbels and Bernays would be proud.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States10 months ago
  • Incredible conversations

    Love this podcast, Michael’s resume speaks for itself, but he also leads great discussion with his guests and gives incredible insight. Hope it comes back soon or at least there’s a finality of sorts.

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    Soartan in Western CO
    United Statesa year ago
  • Outstanding Podcast

    Much need information. We are listening. Bring back the show.

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    United Statesa year ago
  • Disgrace

    Was sometimes enjoying this podcast until learning more about the host and his poor intentions from his position of power

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago

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