Asha Rangappa

Yale's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs

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Asha Rangappa is a senior lecturer at Yale University's Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. She is a former special agent in the Counterintelligence Division of the FBI.

Asha Rangappa on KCRW

The coronavirus pandemic is changing the rules for the president in the White House and citizens sheltered at home.  Should President Trump or 50 governors take charge of controlling…

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Democrats say the FBI was blocked from following up on many leads in its investigation into the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Donald Trump claims rogue FBI agents are part of a Deep State he accuses of “spying” on his presidential campaign.

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