Rethinking Intelligence

Brennan Center fellow Michael German, a former FBI Special Agent, highlights the work of former government officials, academics, and advocates who have challenged conventional wisdom about the effectiveness of U.S. intelligence, national defense, and homeland security policies. Their expert analysis lays the groundwork for a more intelligent and robust intelligence enterprise.



The Brennan Center’s Michael German – who served as an FBI agent from 1988 through 2004 – looks at the past year and what might come next for James Comey, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and the overall investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election.