Latest from Michael Morell
  • Opinion

Trump’s intel chief is undermining U.S. intelligence. He should resign.

John Ratcliffe has engaged in the most egregious politicization of intelligence we have ever seen.
  • Oct 12, 2020
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Trump is in debt. We can’t ignore the national security risks that come with that.

Money has powerful impact on the psyches of many people — and not always for the good.
  • Oct 11, 2020
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Pardoning Snowden only helps Putin, Mr. President

Who really benefits from a Snowden pardon? Moscow.
  • Aug 19, 2020
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Here’s how a normal administration would have handled the Russian bounty intel

We define “normal” as what would have occurred in the six administrations that one or both of us worked within.
  • Jul 3, 2020
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A world of trouble awaits Biden if he wins

The list of challenges is greater than any faced by a president since Lincoln.
  • Jun 16, 2020
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The only culprit in the Flynn ‘unmasking’ scandal is the Trump administration

Once again, the Trump administration is politicizing our intelligence community.
  • May 17, 2020
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The 6 factors that determine coronavirus containment or devastation

Three were determined before the coronavirus outbreak and three after.
  • Apr 19, 2020
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Four ways U.S. intelligence efforts should change in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

The fallout from covid-19 is proof that our country's well-being relies on more than what have traditionally been considered national security issues.
  • Apr 7, 2020
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The tragedy is that we knew this was coming

Red flags have long been going up about the dangers of an influenza pandemic. So why were we so ill-prepared?
  • Mar 27, 2020