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Michael Joseph Morell is an American former career intelligence analyst. He served as the deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2010 to 2013 and twice as its acting director, first in 2011 and then from 2012 to 2013. He is now Senior Counselor and the Global Chairman of the Geo-Political Risk Practice at Beacon Global Strategies LLC, a consulting firm in Washington, D.C.
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Transcript: Michael Bennet on "Intelligence Matters"This week, on the "Intelligence Matters" podcast Michael Morell talks with the presidential candidate about the state of American politics and what would define a Bennet administration.
Intelligence Matters: A CBS News original national security podcast"Intelligence Matters" is a weekly podcast about national security and policy hosted by CBS News senior national security contributor Michael Morell
Transcript: North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry on "Intelligence Matters"This week, on the "Intelligence Matters" podcast Michael Morell talks with CSIS senior Korea fellow Sue Mi Terry about why the U.S. and the North are at a stalemate after months of negotiations and..
What the death of an ISIS leader means for the fight against terrorismHolly Williams in Turkey and CBS News Senior National Security contributor Michael Morell, a former acting director of the CIA, join CBS News to discuss the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi..
Why ISIS leader's death is a "setback," according to former CIA acting directorCBS News senior national security contributor and former acting CIA director Michael Morell joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Morell was..
What are the legitimate options for responding to North Korea?Former Acting CIA Director and CBS News National Security Contributor Michael Morell and Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius share expert analysis on the tensions with North Korea.
How does the United States respond to North Korea's nuclear test?Former Acting CIA Director and CBS News Senior National Security Contributor Michael Morell discusses the implications of a North Korean hydrogen bomb test.
Will talks with North Korea actually happen?Mike Morell, Jung Pak, and David Sanger sit down with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the risks of talks, conditions for the summit, and the state of North Korea's nuclear..
Russia charges imprisoned American Paul Whelan with espionagePaul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine who was detained while visiting Russia, has reportedly been charged with espionage. Former Acting CIA Director Michael Morell spoke to "Red and Blue" about the case..
Former acting CIA director skeptical about U.S.-Taliban peace talksThe Taliban is promising the U.S. it won't allow al Qaeda to have safe haven in Afghanistan if foreign troops withdraw from the country. Former acting CIA Director Michael Morell said such an agreement..
Michael Morell: Justice Dept. inquiry into CIA crosses a lineFormer CIA Acting and Deputy Director Michael Morell says President Trump and Attorney General William Barr "crossed a line" when they opened a Justice Department review into CIA analysts' judgment...
What we know about the whistleblower complaint over Trump's Ukraine callThe whistleblower complaint at the center of an impeachment inquiry against President Trump accuses the White House of participating in what some are calling a cover-up. Former Acting Director of the..
Face The Nation: Trey Gowdy, Amy Klobuchar, Mike Morell, James WinnefeldMissed the second half of the show? The latest on what comes next in Syria in light of the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Mike Morell and Admiral James Winnefeld on "Face the Nation"The following is a transcript of an interview with Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Winnefeld and CBS News Senior National Security Contributor Mike Morell on "Face the..
Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on October 20, 2019This week on "Face the Nation," Margaret Brennan talks to Reps. Jim Himes and Will Hurd. She interviews Retired General Raymond Thomas and talks Syria with CIA and CBS News senior national security..
Face The Nation: Michael Morell, William Burns, Susan Davis, Jamal Simmons, Michael Steel, Paula ReidMissed the second half of the show? The latest on the ongoing impeachment debate rocking Washington.
Transcript: Mike Morell and William Burns on "Face the Nation"The following is a transcript of an interview with Mike Morell and William Burns that aired Sunday, October 20, 2019, on "Face the Nation."
Experts say ISIS and Russia could benefit from Syria onslaughtMichael Morell, the former CIA deputy director and CBS News senior national security contributor, and William Burns, the former deputy secretary of state, break down the latest developments between..
Are Republicans standing by Trump on impeachment?Margaret Brennan talks to Paula Reid, Michael Morell, Adam Entous and Rachael Bade about the impeachment inquiry into President Trump and what comes next.
Former acting CIA director says whistleblower is "well-trained analyst"President Trump’s acting director of national intelligence spent hours answering questions from lawmakers Thursday about a whistleblower complaint that’s now at the center of a House impeachment..
What does the whistleblower complaint reveal?What does the whistleblower complaint reveal and what is its significance? Former CIA acting director Michael Morell joins the "CBS Evening News" with the latest.
Former CIA leader on the Trump-Ukraine whistleblower complaintCBS News national security contributor Michael Morell previously served as an acting and deputy director of the CIA. He joined "Red and Blue" to share his insights into the whistleblower complaint and..
Pentagon's former top intel official says smaller footprint in Afghanistan is the way forwardOn "Intelligence Matters" this week, former Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael Vickers talks with Michael Morell abour recent developments in Afghanistan
A top intel official on preparing for 2020 election threatsOn "Intelligence Matters" this week, Sue Gordon, principal deputy DNI director, talks with Michael Morell about how the U.S. is preparing for disinformation threats to the 2020 elections
Kim Jong-un believes Trump is "different," State Dept's intel arm assessesOn "Intelligence Matters" this week, a top State Department intelligence official, Ellen McCarthy, talks with Michael Morell about the North Korean leader's views of the U.S.
Why the U.S. could "possibly lose" war against China in East AsiaChina "has gained on us more rapidly than any other country has in history, militarily," says former deputy director and acting director of the CIA Michael Morell