Amy Zegart, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, has been chosen as one of the authors of the new national security section at ForeignPolicy.com. In her first piece, out today, September 5, 2012, titled “No Easy Day for Secrecy,” she examines the new book on the bin Laden raid and the challenges for our twentieth-century secrecy regime in a twenty-first-century wired world. Zegart’s column will run every other Wednesday.
Zegart is a national security expert; her most recent publication is Eyes on Spies: Congress and the United States Intelligence Community (Hoover Institution Press, 2011). She is also the author of two award-winning books: Flawed by Design, which chronicles the development of the Central Intelligence Agency, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and National Security Council, won the highest award for a dissertation on political science; Spying Blind, which examines why American intelligence agencies failed to adapt to the terrorist threat before 9/11, won the National Academy of Public Administration’s Brownlow Book Award. She has also published in International Security, Political Science Quarterly, and other leading academic journals. She serves on the editorial boards of Terrorism and Political Violence and Intelligence and National Security.
She also serves on the FBI Intelligence Analysts Association National Advisory Board and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Counterterrorism and Community Police Advisory Board and is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Hoover fellow Kori Schake also contributes to Foreign Policy Magazine as well as to its Shadow Government blog.
Click here to read Schake’s “State of Disrepair” article.