General Michael Hayden
Former CIA Director & NSA Director
American National Security in an Age of Lies
Generously hosted by Fern Hurst
The only person ever to lead both the CIA and NSA, General (Ret.) Michael Hayden, warns that the American intelligence community is being threatened by a breach in trust and the politicalization of their work. Hayden will speak about current US perils – from a nuclear North Korea, an emboldened Russia, a rising China, among others—and the effect of the assaults on the American intelligence agencies meant to defend us and on our democratic institutions.
About General Michael Hayden
General Michael Hayden is cogent and engaging speaker with a story to tell and a rich body of knowledge and experience to draw from, including:
a retired four-star general of the US Air Force, former Director of the National Security Agency, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence,, and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
He is a leading national security authority with 10 years of service as a key player on the most sensitive intelligence and security threats facing the nation. Currently, he is a principal at the Chertoff Group and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at George Mason University, Schar School of Policy and Government, where he is the founder of the Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security.
His latest book is The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies and the author of the New York Times bestseller Playing to the Edge.