The U.S. National Security Complex

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The U.S. National Security Complex

The Washington Post spent two years investigating the national security and intelligence system created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The reporters behind the story on whether the security complex is too big, costs too much and makes...

The Washington Post spent two years investigating the national security and intelligence system created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The reporters behind the story on whether the security complex is too big, costs too much and makes Americans any safer.

Guests

Dana Priest

national intelligence reporter for The Washington Post and author of "The Mission: Waging War and Keeping Peace with America's Military."

William Arkin

national security reporter for The Washington Post.

John Negroponte

first director of national intelligence (2005-2007); deputy secretary of State under George W. Bush (2007-2009); currently vice chairman of McLarty Associates.

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