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How did 9/11 transform national security? And where do we go from here?

Close friends Ken Wainstein and Matt Olsen, who met in the early 1980s as undergraduates at the University of Virginia, talk through Olsen’s fascinating career, from his days working with Ken at the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia, to his leadership of the difficult Guantanamo Review Task Force, to his eventual directorship of the National Counterterrorism Center. In addition to sharing their inside knowledge about the evolution of the national security space, the duo also break down the complicated craft of criminal investigations, foreign and domestic. Most importantly, Ken grills Olsen on his resemblance to superstar actor Tom Cruise.


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