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Former US Intel Officer Indicted for Iranian Espionage

February 15, 2019

Episode Notes:

Monica Witt, a former Air Force Office has charged with espionage, defecting to Iran and sharing info potentially very damaging to America’s national security, officials have revealed.

Mark Stout, Program Director of Global Security Studies and Intelligence at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Advanced Academic Programs at Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC, and Senior Editor at War on the Rocks, discusses the situation.

[ 0:18 ] Introduction
[ 0:47 ] Who is Witt
[ 4:18 ] Recruitment timeline
[ 5:56 ] How indicative of a broader espionage threat to the US
[ 7:45 ] The fate of Ms. Witt
[ 9:29 ] Impact on hiring or promotion procedures in the IC

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