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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 […]

16Dec, 2020

FDA Emergency Authorizes First At-Home, Over-The-Counter Coronavirus Test

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WBUR Here & Now | December 16, 2020

We talk to Eric Perakslis, a faculty member at Duke University, about the first at-home, over-the-counter COVID-19 test that will be hitting shelves next month following emergency authorization by the Food and Drug Administration this week.

The test, which was developed by Australian company Ellume, will give users their results via Bluetooth […]

14Dec, 2020

‘Massively disruptive’ Cyber Crisis Engulfs Multiple Agencies

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Politico | December 14, 2020By Eric Geller

The sophisticated cyber campaign that breached email accounts across the federal government created a deepening crisis Monday as signs multiplied about the scope of the foreign intruders’ reach.

“This is probably going to be one of the most consequential cyberattacks in U.S. history,” one U.S. official said, after the National […]

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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14Dec, 2020

What Investors Need To Know About The US Treasury Cyberattack

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Yahoo! Finance| December 16, 2020By Wayne Duggan

U.S. stocks are trading higher despite a successful cyberattack on the U.S. Treasury and the U.S. Commerce Department.

What Happened? On Monday morning, the Trump administration acknowledged there was a security breach at the Treasury.

“We can confirm there has been a breach in one of our bureaus. We have asked CISA and […]

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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20Nov, 2020

CACI Board Member Susan M. Gordon Awarded Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s William Oliver Baker Award

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Business Wire | November 18, 2020

CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that Board Member, The Honorable Susan M. “Sue” Gordon, the former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI), will receive the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s (INSA) 2021 William Oliver Baker Award, in recognition of her extraordinary contribution to U.S. intelligence and national […]

18Nov, 2020

Data Concerns Dedevil Vaccine Rollout

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Politico | November 18, 2020By Darius Tahir

THE TECH CHALLENGE AHEAD: We’ve all heard the two blasts of good news on coronavirus vaccines. But good news can also deliver hard challenges — in this case, data to drive immunizations.

— Patient-matching and privacy: The vaccine administration campaign will have to deal with a longstanding challenge in health technology: “patient […]

6Nov, 2020

Former U.S. Intelligence Official Sue Gordon on Election Interference and Disinformation in 2020

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CNBC | November 4, 2020

Sue Gordon, former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence, joins CNBC’s 2020 presidential election coverage to discuss President Trump’s latest tweets regarding the election legitimacy, and the foreign interference officials are seeing in 2020.

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6Nov, 2020

Top National-security Officials are Preparing for the President of the United States to Refuse to Listen to the Election Results, Even When they are Officially Declared

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The Daily Beast | November 6, 2020By Erin Banco and Adam Rawnsley

Even members of President Donald Trump’s own national security team are worried about the misleading information he’s pushing about the vote count. And they’re increasingly concerned that the president will not respect the final results.

Top national security officials say they have spent the days since […]