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1 Mar 2015, 11:00 am by Benjamin Wittes
Finally, Amy Zegart is the Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a professor of political science at Stanford University (by courtesy), and co-director of Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. [read post]
17 Feb 2013, 2:06 pm by Matthew Waxman
  A brief summary of some of these issues is this Politico article, and for those interested in a great general analysis of intelligence oversight and its challenges, I recommend the book Eyes on Spies: Congress and the United States Intelligence Community, by my fellow Hoover Institution National Security and Law Task Force member Amy Zegart. [read post]
18 Jun 2016, 7:59 am by Rishabh Bhandari
Amy Zegart drew from what we learned during the Fort Hood shooting to pose a series of questions we should ask as the investigation of the Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, continues to unfold. [read post]
26 Sep 2013, 9:49 am by Benjamin Wittes
It was organized by Bobby (on behalf of the Strauss Center), Will Inboden (on behalf of the Clements Center), and Mike Desch (on behalf of the International Security Program), and it also included Amy Zegart of Stanford, Kori Schake of the Hoover Institution, Dick Betts of Columbia, Tom Mahnken of the Naval War College, both Josh Rovner and Jeffrey Engel of SMU, and Ben. [read post]
9 Jan 2013, 8:55 am by Deborah Pearlstein
Among others, as Amy Zegart notes in yesterday’s Times, in 2007, 27% of Americans surveyed said the United States should torture prisoners captured in the war against terrorism. [read post]
27 Feb 2016, 7:46 am by Alex R. McQuade
Amy Zegart categorized the “war of words” between Apple and the FBI as being so much more than a “security v. privacy” dilemma. [read post]
5 Nov 2018, 5:34 am by Molly E. Reynolds
As one congressional staffer told political scientist Amy Zegart as part of a study of congressional intelligence oversight, “legislators can’t go and hold intelligence awareness fund-raisers in the district. [read post]
11 Jun 2016, 12:35 pm by Rishabh Bhandari
Washington’s general reluctance to incorporate data analysis into the policymaking process may be one of the reasons Amy Zegart argued that the cultural gap between Washington and Silicon Valley is already stark and deteriorating. [read post]
19 Jan 2019, 8:28 am by Lev Sugarman
Herb Lin and Amy Zegart announced the publication of their edited volume on the strategic elements of offensive cyber operations and shared the first chapter. [read post]
7 Mar 2015, 6:56 am by Sebastian Brady
Amy Zegart added to Jack’s earlier take on the DNI’s report, noting the assessment’s continuity in threat ranking with last year’s report, the meteoric rise of the cyber threat—from meriting no mentions in 2007 to earning the top threat ranking in 2012—and the quiet ascendance of the “Space and Counterspace” threat. [read post]
22 Oct 2014, 3:56 am by Robert Chesney
, former National Security Agency Director John McLaughlin, former CIA Director (Acting) Nick Rasmussen, National Counterterrorism Center Director (Acting) David Shedd, Defense Intelligence Agency Director (Acting) Moderator: Chuck Alsup, INSA Vice President for Policy Session 6: The Path Forward: Scholar Perspectives Robert Jervis, Columbia University Joshua Rovner, Southern Methodist University Gary Schmitt, American Enterprise Institute Jennifer Sims, Chicago… [read post]
12 Dec 2015, 7:09 am by Elina Saxena
Amy Zegart argued that Senate Intelligence Committee's torture report is “full of noble motives and tragic flaws” which significantly diminish its impact. [read post]
7 Jun 2016, 10:55 am by Rishabh Bhandari, Cody M. Poplin
Amy Zegart offered a sneak peak into a talk she will give later this week arguing that the cultural gap between Washington and Silicon Valley is both stark and also worsening. [read post]
10 Dec 2015, 8:39 am by Amy Zegart
[iv] See Amy Zegart, “Torture Creep,” Foreign Policy, September 25, 2012,  http://foreignpolicy.com/2012/09/25/torture-creep/ (accessed July 16, 2015). [read post]
14 Jan 2013, 2:29 pm by Kenneth Anderson
John Brennan, nominated by President Obama to become the next CIA director, will apparently face some tough questioning from Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) at his Senate confirmation hearings (reportedly set for Thursday, February 7, 2:30 pm). [read post]
9 Nov 2013, 4:42 am by Nick Basciano
 Amy Zegart provided some interesting polling data on spying and dissected what the numbers might mean in the age of “spytainment” and massive security leaks. [read post]
11 Nov 2013, 8:22 am by Jane Chong
” Walter Pincus of the Post offers a shout-out to Amy Zegart for her Lawfare post last week on the national survey she ran to assess how much Americans know and what they think about intelligence agencies and surveillance activities. [read post]
3 Mar 2015, 9:54 am by Tara Hofbauer
Amy Zegart compared the DNI’s recently released 2015 Annual Threat Assessment with the one from 2014. [read post]
17 Jun 2016, 12:15 pm by Rishabh Bhandari, Cody M. Poplin
New details about Omar Mateen capture a life of violent outbursts that culminated in the tragedy of Orlando. [read post]