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1 May 2021, 6:56 am by Tia Sewell
Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast, featuring David Priess’s interview with New York Times reporter Michael Schwirtz and retired 28-year CIA veteran John Sipher on Russia’s military intelligence GRU Unit 29155: Sewell posted a livestream of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s hearing on Afghanistan policy, featuring testimony from Zalmay Khalilzad. [read post]
28 Apr 2021, 11:02 am by Tia Sewell
Jen Patja Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast, featuring David Priess’s interview with New York Times reporter Michael Schwirtz and retired 28-year CIA veteran John Sipher on Russia’s military intelligence GRU Unit 29155. [read post]
27 Apr 2021, 2:01 am by Jen Patja Howell
To talk about it, David Priess sat down with Michael Schwirtz, an investigative reporter with the New York Times based at the United Nations whose most recent reporting has shed important light on the events of this shadowy Russian military intelligence unit, and John Sipher, the co-founder of Spycraft Entertainment and a retired 28-year veteran of the CIA with significant experience against the Russian target. [read post]
21 Dec 2020, 2:03 pm by Matt Gluck
Christo Grozev, Bellingcat’s lead Russia investigator; Irina Borogan, Agentura.ru deputy editor; and John Sipher, Eurasia Center nonresident senior fellow, will join Ambassador John Herbst, the director of the Eurasia Center, to discuss the findings of an investigation into the effort to poison Navalny. [read post]
19 Jul 2019, 6:25 am by Susan Hennessey, Benjamin Wittes
It features Alina Polyakova, Clint Watts, John Sipher, and Thomas Rid: Over the coming dozen or so episodes, we will walk through the entire report, we hope in an engaging fashion that is at once thorough, true to the document, and genuinely engaging to listen to. [read post]
18 May 2019, 5:16 am by Anushka Limaye
Wittes sat down with John Sipher, who ran the CIA’s operations in Moscow, to discuss the Mueller Report’s findings on Russian involvement in the 2016 election in an edition of the Lawfare Podcast, posted by Jen Patja Howell last Saturday: Evan Kielar and Scott R. [read post]
13 May 2019, 10:56 am by Jacques Singer-Emery
 Jen Patja Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Benjamin Wittes was joined by John Sipher, who ran Russia operations for the CIA in Moscow. [read post]
11 May 2019, 10:30 am by Jen Patja Howell
To better understand whether and to what extent the public should understand those interactions as part of a deliberate Russian operation to make contact with the Trump campaign, earlier this week, Benjamin Wittes spoke to John Sipher, who ran Russia operations for the CIA in Moscow. [read post]
16 Mar 2019, 4:47 am by Lev Sugarman
John Sipher discussed the importance of Indonesia within U.S. counterterrorism strategy. [read post]
31 Jan 2019, 3:04 pm by David Priess
“The question for me is," retired CIA senior operations officer John Sipher told Voice of America in response to the president’s frustration with intelligence community leadership, "at what point do these intelligence chiefs quit. [read post]
12 Jan 2019, 4:52 am by William Ford
Following the Russian government’s arrest of American Paul Whelan on charges of espionage, David Priess sat down with his former CIA colleague John Sipher to discuss Whelan’s case, the Russian government’s potential interest in Whelan as leverage to secure the release of Maria Butina, and the history of spy swaps between the two countries: Donald Clarke examined China’s analogous use of hostage diplomacy, arguing that the Chinese may exploit the prosecution… [read post]
9 Jan 2019, 9:54 am by William Ford
Jen Patja Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast, a conversation between David Priess and John Sipher on the history of spy swaps and the current case of Paul Whelan, an American whom the Russian government arrested on charges of espionage. [read post]
8 Jan 2019, 7:10 am by Jen Patja Howell
Earlier this week, David Priess sat down with his former CIA colleague John Sipher to talk about it all. [read post]
8 Sep 2018, 8:02 am by William Ford
Last weekend, Benjamin Wittes sat down with John Sipher, a former CIA officer who was stationed in Moscow in the 1990s, to discuss the Times story, the fragility of human source operations and what the government can do to minimize negative impacts on intelligence collection: Kahn posted the criminal complaint filed by the Justice Department against Park Jin Hyok, a North Korean spy charged with the hacking of Sony Pictures in 2014, the hacking of Bangladesh’s central bank… [read post]
4 Sep 2018, 10:36 am by Stephanie Zable
Jen Patja Howell posted Saturday’s episode of the Lawfare Podcast, featuring former CIA officer John Sipher discussing the New York Times’s report on human sources going dark in Moscow. [read post]
1 Sep 2018, 10:30 am by Jen Patja Howell
John Sipher knows something about human sources in Moscow. [read post]
6 Jun 2018, 5:49 am by Matthew Weybrecht
” Others, like CIA veteran John Sipher, have practical concerns, such as the potential that a public investigation into the FBI’s use of human sources could make it more difficult for our intelligence and law enforcement agencies to recruit sources in the future. [read post]
26 May 2018, 7:19 am by Rachel Bercovitz
John Sipher argued that the recent moves by President Trump and senior Republican lawmakers will harm the U.S. [read post]
23 May 2018, 10:36 am by Vanessa Sauter
ICYMI, Yesterday on Lawfare John Sipher addressed the impact President Donald Trump’s recent actions will have on recruiting future sources. [read post]
26 Jan 2018, 9:03 am by Tom Smith
" is how John Sipher, a former member of the CIA’s Senior Intelligence Service, once described Hale. [read post]