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Aki Peritz

Aki Peritz
Aki Peritz is the Vice President of the Center for Intelligence Policy. He's also a former CIA counterterrorism analyst and coauthor of Find, Fix, Finish: Inside the Counterterrorism Campaigns that Killed bin Laden and Devastated Al Qaeda.
Ideas

The Intel Community Needs A Better Media Strategy

As press watchdogs stiffen their spines, intel agencies must decide what secrets truly need protecting and why.

Ideas

Why Size Doesn’t Matter When Judging the Intelligence Community

Instead of criticizing how big the Intelligence Community has grown, let’s get the US to do a better job explaining why.

Ideas

It’s Time for Obama To Re-Engage with Iraq

Just because the U.S. pulled out of Iraq in 2011 doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a vested interest in the worsening violence there. By Aki Peritz

Threats

Freezing Out U.S. Security at Sochi Is a Counterterrorism Fail

Putin’s Sochi stiff arm is a dangerous rejection of U.S. security help, right as the jihadist Caucasus Emirate looks to strike the 2014 Winter Olympics. By Aki Peritz

Ideas

Is China Building a Trojan Horse into NATO Through Turkey?

Why is Turkey is buying China’s anti-missile system when it already has NATO’s Patriot system? Here’s why Ankara should beware Chinese defense corporations bearing gifts. By Aki Peritz & Mieke Eoyang