Burkle Center Fellow Amy Zegart Blogs the Final Leg of the 2008 Race for President
UCLA Newsroom, November 2008
Amy Zegart is an Fellow at the Fellow at the Burkle Center for International Relations and an Associate Professor of Public Policy at UCLA's School of Public Affairs. She is an expert in U.S. intelligence and the design problems of U.S. national security agencies. She has served on the Clinton National Security Council staff and as a foreign policy adviser to the Bush-Cheney 2000 presidential campaign. Her most recent book, Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI, and the Origins of 9/11 (Princeton University Press, 2007) examines why U.S. intelligence agencies failed to adapt to the rise of terrorism after the Cold War.
Zegart is a former Fulbright Scholar, holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford, an A.B. in East Asian Studies from Harvard, and is a lifetime member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a frequent guest blogger and has appeared on numerous TV networks and national radio programs.
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