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Jane Harman

Jane Harman

Jane Harman
Harman is president and CEO of the nonpartisan Wilson Center. A Democrat, she served nine terms in Congress and was ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee. The views expressed here are her own.
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The October (or November) Surprise Neither Trump Nor Biden Wants

We need independent, scrupulously apolitical intelligence analysis in the White House that can compete with our worst instincts.

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When it Comes to Allies, Americans Get It

New polling reveals Trump's disparagement of U.S. allies remains a bridge too far for most Americans — and it should remain so.

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Trump is Wrong About the Intelligence Community

Presidential candidates should refrain from uninformed and baseless claims that only undermine intelligence professionals.