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24 Feb 2016, 2:20 pm by Elina Saxena
Following the agreement between Russia and the United States over the terms of a “cessation of hostilities” in Syria, the Syrian government and a major opposition group have said that “they will observe a conditional pause in fighting set to begin Saturday, but they also made clear that they expected the exercise to make little difference in the civil war. [read post]
21 Dec 2015, 4:00 am by Dianne Feinstein
I was extremely disappointed to read Professor Amy Zegart’s post regarding the Senate Intelligence Committee’s study of the CIA Detention and Interrogation Program. [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]
11 Dec 2015, 12:56 pm by Elina Saxena
In a new exposé about the Islamic State’s oil trade, the Daily Beast’s Matthew Reed writes that while the “majority of ISIS oil is purchased by locals inside ISIS territory," the Syrian regime itself “has done business with ISIS from day one, just as it did with al Qaeda’s Nusra Front and other rebels who took over energy assets early in the war. [read post]
10 Dec 2015, 8:39 am by Amy Zegart
[iv] See Amy Zegart, “Torture Creep,” Foreign Policy, September 25, 2012, (accessed July 16, 2015). [read post]
11 Nov 2015, 7:08 pm by Kenneth Anderson
  This exercise in empirical political science has similarities to other recent work on Congressional oversight, notably Hoover Institution scholar Amy Zegart's studies of the behavior of the House and Senate select committees on intelligence in her 2011 book Eyes on Spies: Congress and the United States Intelligence Community (reviewed here in Lawfare by His Serenity, the Book Review Editor). [read post]
19 Mar 2015, 12:39 pm by Cody Poplin
More news today out of Tunisia regarding the stunning militant attack on a museum in Tunis that left 23 people dead and wounded dozens more. [read post]
10 Mar 2015, 12:00 pm by Susan Landau
Last week Amy Zegart noted the rapid rise of cyber in the DNI Annual Threat Assessment. [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]
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]
2 Mar 2015, 11:53 am by Cody Poplin
Describing his actions as part of a “fateful, even historic, mission,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the United States in preparation for his address to Congress on Iran’s nuclear program, which is set for tomorrow. [read post]
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]
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]
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]
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]
29 Sep 2013, 8:13 am by Ruthann Robson
First, take a look at the views of Amy Zegart, the co-director of Stanford University's "Center for International Security and Cooperation. [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]
14 Mar 2013, 3:51 pm by Gregory McNeal
  As Amy Zegart has noted, Congressional rules limiting a member’s term on an Intelligence Committee to eight years further limits the development of expertise. [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]
31 Jan 2013, 4:37 am by Benjamin Wittes
The latest come from Tod Lindberg, Amy Zegart, and Philip Bobbitt. [read post]