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Inside The World Of American Intelligence: Former CIA Director John Brennan’s New Memoir




Former Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill, May 23, 2017 in Washington, DC.
Former Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill, May 23, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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How did a motorbike riding son of an Irish immigrant rise through the ranks of the CIA to become the top official in American intelligence? 

In his new memoir ““ Undaunted: My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home and Abroad,” former CIA director John Brennan chronicles his rise through the agency, working under six different administrations and finally becoming one of President Obama’s top national security advisers. 

We sit down with Brennan to discuss his story, as well as the history of the CIA and the inner workings of the agency during pivotal moments such as 9/11 and interference in the 2016 election.

Guest:

John Brennan, former American intelligence officer who served as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from March 2013 to January 2017; author of “Undaunted: My Fight Against America's Enemies, At Home and Abroad” (October 2020, Celadon Books); he tweets @JohnBrennan