Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

Homeland Security Adviser Suggests U.S. May Respond To Russian Cyberactivity

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

In an interview with President Obama's Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser, Lisa Monaco, she says the Obama administration may yet respond more forcefully to Russian cyber-intrusions.

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For CIA Nominee Mike Pompeo, 'Not A Good Situation To Inherit'

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The situation Pompeo now faces would test the savviest politician: If confirmed, he will go to work for a president who is openly feuding with the agency he's preparing to run.

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Multiple Investigations Underway On Russian Ties To U.S. Election

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

What is the state of the various investigations underway into Russian cyber-intrusions? What are the key questions that Congress is trying to answer? And how much of the currently classified evidence can be made public? The CIA is weighing what it can share, without compromising what are known as "sources and methods."

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Senators Call For Probe Into Claims Russia Interfered In U.S. Election

Monday, December 12, 2016

The CIA believes Russia interfered with the presidential election in order to tip it to Donald Trump. Trump calls the claim "ridiculous." Four senators have called for a sweeping investigation.

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CIA Finds Russian Hackers Tried To Help Trump's Election

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The CIA has concluded that Russia launched a cyberintelligence operation to influence the U.S. election in an apparent effort to help Donald Trump win, a U.S. official tells NPR.

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CIA Concludes Russian Interference Aimed To Elect Trump

Saturday, December 10, 2016

NPR has confirmed that intelligence officials say it's now "quite clear" Russian hackers worked to tip the presidency in Donald Trump's favor. Trump's transition team has dismissed the assessment.

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Trump Skips Intelligence Briefings, Denies Russian Election Mischief

Thursday, December 08, 2016

President-elect Trump has been opting out of his presidential intelligence briefings and continuing to reject the assessment of the intelligence community that Russia interfered in the presidential election. Meanwhile, both Republicans and Democrats are calling for the outgoing Obama administration to release more evidence about Russia's cyber-mischief and for Congress to investigate on its own.

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Trump's Cabinet Of Ex-Generals Indicates Focus On National Security

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

President-elect Trump plans to nominate at least three former top generals to his cabinet, and he is said to be considering more former top four-star military commanders. NPR takes a look at why Trump favors the brass and what effect a cabinet of such leaders could have on the way he runs the government.

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Report Offers New Counterterrorism Strategy For Trump Administration

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

A commission chaired by Tony Blair and Leon Panetta calls for a U.S.-led strategy focusing on stopping radicalization before it happens and partnering with tech companies to fight extremism online.

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Assassin's Steak Tartare: Popular Detective Series Gets Its Own Cookbook

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Yashim detective series features an intrepid sleuth chasing mysteries in 19th century Istanbul. He cooks while he puzzles over clues. Readers who clamored for the recipes have gotten their wish.

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National Security Elites Consider Whether To Work For Trump

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Scores of national security professionals, from former military officers to civilian specialists, said during the campaign they opposed then-candidate Donald Trump. Will they consider coming into the new Trump administration — and will it have them?

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Trump To Receive Same Top-Secret Briefings As President Obama

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Four former heads of the CIA say U.S. spy agencies will offer Trump the full benefit of their judgments and analysis — despite the fact that Trump openly questioned their guidance during the campaign.

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Reports Raise New Speculation About Trump's Alleged Ties To Russia

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

News reports have raised a host of potential connections between Donald Trump and the Kremlin, from electronic links to Trump's alleged cultivation by Russian intelligence. NPR takes a look at what is known and confirmed about the potential Russian ties.

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Even With Failures, North Korea's Nuclear Program Races Ahead

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

North Korea apparently attempted another ballistic missile launch last week. The launch failed, but U.S. intelligence officials warn the country is learning from these mistakes.

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Contractor Arrest Raises Questions About NSA Security Post-Snowden

Thursday, October 06, 2016

News that the FBI arrested a National Security Agency contractor for stealing classified material is prompting questions about the agency's internal security after the Edward Snowden leaks in 2013.

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NSA Contractor Charged With Stealing Classified Materials

Thursday, October 06, 2016

The FBI arrested an NSA contractor. Harold Thomas Martin III is in custody, charged with stealing classified materials. The NSA has worried about another inside job since Edward Snowden's 2013 leaks.

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Amid Deteriorating U.S.-Russia Relations, Questions Grow About Cyberwar

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Might the recent collapse of U.S.-Russia cooperation on Syria open the door to a possible escalation in cyberwar? Both sides now have more to gain — and lose.

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Did Russia Hack The NSA? Maybe Not

Friday, September 23, 2016

When news broke last month the National Security Agency might have been hacked, suspicion fell on Russia. Now some analysts think an NSA insider might have been involved, wittingly or not.

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The Conflicting Narratives About Edward Snowden

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Edward Snowden is having a big week, as the subject of both a laudatory new Oliver Stone biopic and a scathing report from the House Intelligence Committee. We examine the competing narratives.

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A Former NSA Deputy Director Weighs In On 'Snowden'

Saturday, September 17, 2016

You can probably guess what a former deputy director of the National Security Agency thinks of the new biopic on Edward Snowden.

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