John Brennan, the CIA and National Security

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John Brennan has been named to succeed David Petraeus as head of the CIA.  Will the agency focus on gathering intelligence—its original mission—or continue launching drones for targeted killings?  Will Brennan’s close relationship to the President enhance the CIA’s role in the conduct of foreign policy?

Credits

Guests:
Tim Weiner - journalist and author - @TimWeinerAuthor, Mary Ellen O'Connell - Professor of International Law, Notre Dame Law School, Paul Pillar - Georgetown University / Brookings Institution - @GeorgetownCSS, Victor Davis Hanson - Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Host:
Warren Olney