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Aspen Security Forum 2018: A Look Over My Shoulder: The DNI Reflects and Foreshadows

Jul 25, 2018

Legendary CIA Director Richard Helms titled his memoir, “A Look Over My Shoulder,” to describe his extraordinary career in in the intelligence community. As that book title suggests, perhaps the spymaster’s toughest task is to try to peer around corners to get a sense of threats that are now seen only dimly, if seen at all. Having been surprised by the speed with which Kim Jong Un developed the nuclear capability to threaten the United States and the extent of Bashir al-Assad’s remaining chemical weapons stocks, to cite two recent examples, what else is on the horizon that could pose a danger to America and our interests around the globe?

Moderator: Andrea Mitchell, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News; Host, “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” MSNBC News

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Daniel Coats, Director of National Intelligence