Intelligence

Intelligence History Brownbag with Dr. Rory Cormac

Rory Cormac

Dr. Rory Cormac speaking on his new book Disrupt and Deny: Spies, Special Forces and the Secret Pursuit of British Foreign Policy. Dr. Cormac is an Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Nottingham and a visiting scholar in the Center for Advanced Governmental Studies of Johns Hopkins University Advanced Academic Programs. Date and time:  October read more…

Mark Zaid on NPR’s All Things Considered

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid recently appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered. Mark Zaid talked about how security clearances work, the process to attain security clearances, and who in the government gets them. Read > Mark Zaid teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security course for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

Center for Advanced Governmental Studies Newsletter: Connect 2018

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Dear Alumni,  As spring comes to a close, we celebrate the end of another successful academic year here at CAGS and welcome a new class of alumni. This year 200 graduated from one of our existing 5 master’s and 3 certificate degrees! One of our alumni, Jeff Selingo (MA in Gov, ’01), delivered the AAP read more…

Understanding the United States Relationships with Its Counterterrorism Partners: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Tankel

Dr. Stephen Tankel

Global Security Podcasts The United States vitally depends on foreign partners as it fights terrorist groups around the world. However, those relationships often do not deliver what Washington thinks they should. In this Global Security Podcast, Mark Stout talks with Dr. Stephen Tankel about his new book With Us and Against Us: How America’s Partners Help and Hinder read more…

SpyCast with Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Vince Houghton, historian and curator at the International Spy Museum, sat down with intelligence experts Drs. Mark Stout and Chris Moran to discuss the two volume book Spy Chiefs, which they both contributed to and edited. Listen Spy Chiefs: A Conversation with Mark Stout and Chris Moran Dr. Mark Stout, is the Program Director read more…

The DNA of Geospatial Intelligence at Johns Hopkins

Geospatial Intelligence

A closer look at the Johns Hopkins University Geospatial Intelligence Program By Jack O’Connor According to a television commercial I see frequently, it is now possible to map our internal geospatial history. You submit your DNA sample to different companies and learn the geographic origins of your individual genetic code.  The combination of geospatial intelligence and read more…

Mark Zaid on The 1A on NPR

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid was recently one of two featured guests on the NPR’s 1A radio show talking about security clearance processes. Listen > Mark teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security course for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

Dr. Mark Stout in War on the Rocks

Dr. Mark Stout

Dr. Stout’s article The National Security Case For Immigration: How Immigrants And Minorities Have Boosted U.S. Hard Power was published in War on the Rocks. Dr. Mark Stout, is the Program Director of the MA in Global Security Studies, Certificate in Science, Technology and National Security, and the Certificate in Intelligence.

Mark Zaid on PBS News Hour

Mark Zaid, Esq.

The Center for Advanced Governmental Studies faculty member Mark Zaid was on the PBS News Hour talking about security clearance processes. Also, Mark Zaid was recently featured in the USA Today article. Mark teaches Legal Issues in Intelligence and National Security for our Certificate in Intelligence program.

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