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19Jan, 2021

A Former President Trump Won’t ‘Need to Know.’ Cut Off His Intelligence.

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The Washington Post | January 15, 2021Opinion by Susan M. Gordon

Susan M. Gordon was the principal deputy director of national intelligence from 2017 to 2019.

Every former president in the modern era has benefited from a unique national security perk after leaving the White House: routine intelligence briefings and access to classified information to support his […]

4Jan, 2021

Trump’s Legacy on Foreign Policy, and the Challenges Facing Biden

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PBS News Hour | December 31, 2020

During the early days of the 2016 campaign trail, then-candidate Donald Trump assured supporters he would pursue an “America First” approach to foreign policy. But what legacy will President Trump leave behind, and what are the challenges for President-elect Biden? Judy Woodruff spoke with four foreign policy experts (including […]

14Dec, 2020

National Intelligence Expert on Treasury, Commerce Hacks: ‘This is big’

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CNBC | December 14, 2020

The Trump administration acknowledged reports on Sunday that a group backed by a foreign government carried out a cyberattack on the U.S. Treasury Department and a section of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Sue Gordon, former national intelligence principal deputy director, joined “Squawk Box” on Monday to discuss.

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23Nov, 2020

Sue Gordon on President Trump’s Efforts to Fight Election Results

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NPR Morning Edition | November 20, 2020Interview by Steve Inskeep

Sue Gordon, formerly the second highest ranking official in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, talks to NPR’s Steve Inskeep about Trump’s efforts to overturn election results.

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30Sep, 2020

Presidential Election: ‘Might be a Waterfall We’re Going to Crash Over,’ Expert Says

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Duke Today | September 29, 2020By Eric Ferreri

Sanford School dean Judith Kelley and Rubenstein Fellow Sue Gordon

The upcoming presidential election – during a pandemic, dotted by attempts at interference by foreign entities – presents the nation with a significant test of its collective will and mettle, two Duke election and national security experts said Tuesday.

So […]

29May, 2020

Opinion: Why Is the Fed Spending So Much Money on a Dying Industry?

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It should not be directing money to further entrench the carbon economy.

The New York Times | May 28, 2020By Sarah Bloom Raskin

The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare just how vulnerable the United States is to sudden, catastrophic shocks. Climate change poses the next big threat. Ignoring it, particularly to the benefit of fossil […]

29May, 2020

Op-ed: The Coronavirus Pandemic Should Change the Way We Look at National Security

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CNBC | May 28, 2020By Sue Gordon

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing how we approach national security. It is giving tangible form to issues that had been brewing in the emergent digital environment and putting America’s security challenges in urgent relief.

Despite effort and some accomplishment, advancement against new threats has been slow. This is in part […]

27Apr, 2020

The Bailout, the Fed, and the Aftermath

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The American Prospect | April 21, 2020By Robert Kuttner

Sarah Bloom Raskin served as a governor of the Federal Reserve from 2010 to 2014, where she championed the need to protect consumers, rein in financial abuses, and address inequality. She went on to serve as Deputy Treasury Secretary for the remainder of Obama’s second term. […]

13Feb, 2020

National Security Expert Sue Gordon Named Rubenstein Fellow at Duke

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Duke alumnus Sue Gordon, who from 2017-2019 was the nation’s second highest-ranking intelligence officer, will be a Rubenstein Fellow beginning August 2020

Duke Today | February 13, 2020By Erin Kramer

Susan M. “Sue” Gordon, a former top official in the U.S. intelligence community, will join Duke University as a Rubenstein Fellow in August 2020.

Gordon served […]

22Jan, 2020

Justice Dikgang Moseneke at Sanford

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Duke Center for International Development | January 22, 2020By Jackie Ogburn, Sanford School of Public Policy

“One of the lessons I had to take in: I was born a slave, I better not die a slave. I had to be my own liberator,” said Dikgang Moseneke, a South African freedom fighter who […]