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May 20, 2024

Polymeropoulos on a Cipher Brief podcast about Havana Syndrome

On May 20, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Marc Polymeropoulos spoke on a Cipher Brief podcast titled “Is Russia Attacking U.S. Government Employees Using High-Energy Weapons?” about Havana Syndrome.

Conflict Intelligence

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May 8, 2024

Eftimiades quoted in Nikkei Asia

By Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eftimiades was quoted in Nikkei Asia in an article about suspected Chinese spies in Germany and the UK.

China Germany

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May 5, 2024

Polymeropoulos cited in The Spectator “Is Havana Syndrome real?”

On May 5, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Marc Polymeropoulos was cited in a Spectator article by John Foreman about Havana Syndrome.

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May 1, 2024

Eftimiades on Spectator TV

By Atlantic Council

Nicholas Eftimiades was interviewed by the UK's Spectator TV. He discussed China's recent espionage activities throughout Europe.

China Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Apr 19, 2024

Great power competition is back. What does that mean for US special operations forces?

By Alyxandra Marine

With their wide array of capabilities, US special operations forces can play a central role in strategic competition.

China Conflict

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Apr 2, 2024

Polymeropoulos coauthored for Politico about intelligence sharing and combatting transnational terrorist groups

On April 2, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Marc Polymeropoulous coauthored “The Surprising Intelligence Community Outreach to Russia” for Politico about combatting the threat posed by transnational terrorist groups like ISIS-K. He warns that the United States must be careful when engaging with other nations for intelligence sharing and basic counterterrorism exchanges, as such outreach […]

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Apr 1, 2024

Polymeropoulos quoted in USA Today about the “Havana Syndrome” and the US intelligence community

On April 1, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Marc Polymeropoulos reacted to a ’60 Minutes’ report that named the Russian military intelligence unit behind the mysterious “Havana Syndrome,” neurological symptoms that US diplomats and spies have reported suffering from for nearly a decade.

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Mar 31, 2024

Polymeropoulos spoke with The Insider on suffering from “Havana Syndrome”

On March 31, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Marc Polymeropoulos spoke with The Insider on his suffering from “Havana Syndrome” after his 26 year career as an operations officer with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Conflict Intelligence

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Mar 26, 2024

Groen writes in The Cipher Brief about cryptocurrency and national security

Michael Groen writes about combatting illicit actors and nation states with blockchain intelligence on the digital battlefield.

Digital Currencies Digital Policy

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Mar 24, 2024

Vinograd on CBS “Face the Nation” about the recent ISIS terrorist attack in Moscow, US border security, and more

Samantha Vinograd speaks about increasing resources for vetting architecture and intelligence sharing to improve national security.

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