Tag: Nick Rasmussen

Nick Rasmussen co-authors in The Washington Post: “Former Intelligence Chiefs: Trump’s Removal of Experts is Deeply Destructive to Our Nation’s Safety”

“The United States — and the world — faces a historic threat to its health, well-being and economy. The global covid-19 pandemic challenges all of us: the public, cities, states and, of course, the federal government. But as we collectively fight this deadly disease, the intelligence institutions that help protect …

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Nick Rasmussen quoted in The Washington Post article, “Trump Plans to Nominate Special Forces Veteran to Head Counterterrorism Center Amid Uncertainty About Its Future”

“‘I’m encouraged that the administration is turning to a career national security professional for this job as opposed to picking a career politician or some known ideologue,’ said Nicholas Rasmussen, who led the NCTC from 2014 to 2017. “‘What’s important is whether Chris Miller or any nominee can do what …

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Nick Rasmussen on NBC’s Weekend TODAY

“President Donald Trump says he ordered the airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani to ‘stop a war’ and not start one. NBC’s Hans Nichols reports for Weekend TODAY and the McCain Institute’s Nicholas Rasmussen joins for analysis…” Watch the full interview here: Full Interview

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Nick Rasmussen on MSNBC

Nick Rasmussen joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the aftermath of the strike against Soleimani: the threat to U.S. personnel in the region, the potential for escalation, and concern about the ability of this Administration to manage a crisis of this magnitude… Watch the full interview here: Full Interview

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Nick Rasmussen quoted in NBC News article, “Iran’s Options for Retaliation Against the U.S. and Americans Span the Globe”

“Nick Rasmussen, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center and an NBC News contributor, said Iran’s overseas capabilities can be viewed as three concentric circles. “In its immediate neighborhood, Iran could put together a response almost immediately, such as this week’s assault on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. In the …

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