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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]
29 Aug 2017, 12:13 pm by Garrett Hinck
John Sipher suggested key questions for policymakers as they consider what would define victory in Afghanistan. [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]
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]
14 Jun 2016, 12:16 pm by Rishabh Bhandari, David Hopen
As the nation continues to grapple with tragedy in Orlando, FBI Director James Comey said to the Wall Street Journal that the shooter, Omar Mateen, was likely radicalized online and may have been inspired by overseas terrorist groups. [read post]
13 Jun 2016, 4:38 am by John Sipher
PDF version A review of Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War by Fred Kaplan (Simon & Schuster 2016) An article in the New York Times several weeks ago reported on the U.S. [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]