The Name's Bond, Jane Bond

Do women make better spies than men? Has the CIA’s laser- focus on Al Qaeda blinded it to other critical security issues? How could new CIA Director John Brennan change the agency?  On this In the Tank Podcast, National Security Studies Program Fellow and former CIA Military Analyst Tara Maller convenes three prominent women with intelligence backgrounds – Valerie Plame Wilson, Nada Bakos and Lindsay Moran – for a candid conversation about the CIA’s security blind spots, how motherhood may prime women for espionage careers, and why the public  - and Hollywood – are so enthralled by stories about female spies.

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