James Bond writers suggested that with people like US President Donald Trump, the Bond villain has become a reality. So we have Trump, we have Brexit, we have fake news (Tomorrow Never Dies comes to my mind). Do you think the next James Bond movie will be/should be influenced by this geopolitical reality and why and how? Read few comments.
TVs turned into covert microphones is the usual headline after new WikiLeaks revelations of CIA practices. If you look at these news revelations how do you read CIA capabilities, any big surprise for you, and why? Read few comments.
How PEOTUS Donald Trump openly challenging, mocking own intelligence agencies is probably unprecedented and we may also expect some changes in the intelligence structure. How do you read this, what kind of effect this my have on US intelligence services and their work? Read few comments.
On November 13, 2015 terrorists linked to Islamic State killed 130 people in Paris.
As NATO has appointed its first intelligence chief, do you think this kind of position is really needed and what is the best way how to improve NATO’s intelligence capabilities? Read few comments.
With the releasing of CIA torture report we hear a lot about CIA’s ineffectiveness and mismanagement. CIA fights against the report, but no matter what both sides are saying, what’s your view on what should be the lesson learned for CIA from the report and from what happened after 9/11? Any particular changes you would suggest? Read few comments.
Germany demands top US intelligence officer to leave. In the light of current spying scandals how do you perceive US-Germany relations, can we expect any lasting impact on Berlin-Washington relations? Read few comments.