Dec 1, 2022 • 42M

Talking Russia with the CIA's Former Eurasian Bureau Chief

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We’ve talked a lot on this program about electronic intelligence—the amazing stuff you can do with satellites, user generated content and sophisticated software.


But we’ve left out all the men and women who still do work on the ground, all over the world.

Paul Kolbe is here to remind us about human intelligence and the role it plays. Kolbe is a CIA veteran, having worked in the directorate of operations for 25 years before moving on to private industry. He’s currently director of the Intelligence project at the Belfer Center at Harvard.

image: CIA floor seal.

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