The SCIF

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In the field of international security, the world has long looked to the United States as the “adult in the room.” Yet in word and deed, President Trump seems to relish in relinquishing that title, despite the appointment of several respected former generals in key positions in his administration.

A SCIF is a secure room where classified information is processed and shared. On this original podcast, Juliette Kayyem takes us inside for a briefing on what makes us safer and provides expert analysis. Kayyem served as President Obama’s Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security and as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s homeland security advisor.

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A SCIF is a secure room where classified information is processed and shared. On this original podcast, Juliette Kayyem takes us inside for a briefing on what makes us safer and provides expert analysis. Kayyem served as President Obama’s Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security and as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s homeland security advisor.

Juliette Kayyem

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In government, the academy, private sector and journalism, Juliette Kayyem has served as a nati

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