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Charles E. Allen

Charles E. Allen is chair of the Security Policy Reform Council at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, and a principal at The Chertoff Group. He is a former undersecretary for intelligence & analysis at the Department of Homeland Security and served in the CIA for more than four decades

Heroes Can Keep Secrets, Too

Popular culture often celebrates leaking as the heroic choice. The intelligence community and the cleared workforce need to craft another narrative.