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AI, Disruption, and the Future of Spying

How should America respond to the new era of intelligence gathering? Hoover Institution's Amy Zegart joins Deep Dish to discuss.
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About the Episode

New technologies like artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and social media have transformed the intelligence community and given the United States’ adversaries new tools to observe and influence global politics. The Hoover Institution’s Amy Zegart joins Deep Dish to discuss her new book Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence and why she warns that, faced with these looming threats, the US is losing its intelligence advantage.  

About the Experts
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Amy Zegart is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University. She specializes in US intelligence, emerging technologies & national security, grand strategy, & global political risk management. She is the author of 5 books including her most recent, "Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence".
Vice President, Studies
Council expert Brian Hanson
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the Council's weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
Council expert Brian Hanson

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