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AI, Disruption, and the Future of Spying

Amy Zegart, author of “Spies, Lies and Algorithms”, reveals how technology is transforming espionage.
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About the Episode

On Deep Dish, we’re revisiting our conversation about the world of espionage and the secrets of intelligence gathering with Amy Zegart, author of Spies, Lies, and Algorithms. As new technology continues to disrupt all aspects of our lives, Zegart explains how these innovations are changing espionage and why spy myths perpetuated by Hollywood often get in the way of understanding threats. 

[This episode originally aired: March 24, 2022] 

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About the Experts
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Amy Zegart is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford University. She specializes in US intelligence, emerging technologies & national security, grand strategy, & global political risk management. She is the author of 5 books including her most recent, "Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence".
Brian Hanson
Former Vice President, Studies
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Brian Hanson served as the vice president of studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He managed the Council's research operations and hosted the Council's weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
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