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2017

May 24
Keynote speaker, 1st Annual Summit on Canadian Cybersecurity Education & Workforce, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

May 12
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Syria, Afghanistan, and North Korea) Listen!Listen!

April 18
7pm, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, Memorial Union Great Hall (to discuss “Cyber-Sabotage: The History and Politics of Russian-American Hacking") Watch!

April 7
“The Gist, with Mike Pesi,” Slate’s podcast (to talk about Trump’s cruise-missile strike on Syria) Listen!

April 6
“Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Trump and Syria, probes of Russian connections, and shuffles at the NSC) Listen!

March 9
7pm, University of Southern California, Bovard Auditorium, 3551 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA
(to discuss global politics and cyber wars with ret. Gen. David Petraeus)

March 1
Comedy Cellar, “Live from America” podcast (to discuss Russia, Trump, etc.) Listen!

February 21
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10am (to discuss Trump) Live in the Green Space, broadcast and live-streamed on thegreenspace.org.ListenListen or Watch!

January 13
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10am (to discuss confirmation hearings of Trump’s Cabinet nominees)ListenListen!

Januray 11
“The Gist, with Mike Pesca,” Slate podcast (to talk about the Trump dossier and the Tillerson hearings)ListenListen!

2016

December 23
“AC360,” CNN (to talk about Trump and nuclear weapons)
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Trump and nuclear weapons)ListenListen!

December 17
“Weekend,” BBC World Service (to discuss Rex Tillerson’s nomination as secretary of state)ListenListen!

December 6
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC-FM (to talk about President-elect Trump and world leaders)ListenListen!

November 18
Slate’s podcast, “The Gist,” with Mike Pesca (discussing whether Trump can give his family security clearances — and the implication of having The Family running policy) ListenListen!

November 8
Jazz Standard, 7:30pm - Brooke Gladstone and I report on election results in between tunes performed by Ted Nash’s Presidential Suite big band

November 6
San Diego Jewish Book Fair, 7pm - Brooke Gladstone interviews me about Dark Territory - David & Dorothea Garfield Theater, 405 Executive Drive, La Jolla, California

October 24
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 3:30pm - Talk on the history & politics of Russian-American hacking - FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, NC

October 22
US Army Cyber Institute, CyCon US, International Conference on Cyber Conflict, 1:10pm - panel with Kim Zetter - 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, DC

October 21
China Forum, 11:30am - panel on Chinese cyber espionage - 300 New Jersey Ave., NW, Washington, DC

October 13
Qualys Security Conference - Keynote speaker on cyber security - Mandalay Bay North Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

September 27
1:40pm - Colorado Academy, 3800 South Pierce Street, Denver, Colorado

September 19
12:50 - Modern War Institute, U.S. Military Academy, West Point [to discuss cyber war] Watch!

September 18
Noon, Brooklyn Book Fair, Noon [on a panel to discuss cyber-war and -security] Watch!
Brooklyn Law School Moot Courtroom, 250 Joralemon Street

September 16
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC [to discuss Syria, US-Russia relations, hacking] Listen!

September 15
Noon, The Lotus Club [to discuss Dark Territory - members only]

September 8
Brian Lehrer show, WNYC-Radio [to discuss the NBC Clinton-Trump “commander-in-chief” forum] Listen!

July 15
10:05 (PT) - Gil Gross show, Talk 910 AM, San Francisco [to discuss ISIS and the truck-killer in Nice, France]

July 7
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC [to discuss Hillary Clinton's email] Listen!

July 6
6:30pm, screening of Alex Gibney’s documentary Zero Day (on a panel afterward, with Gibney and others), Watch!
New America Foundation, 156 Fifth Ave., 2nd floor, NYC

June 29
Steptoe & Johnson LLP Cyberlaw podcast ListenListen!

June 27
6:30pm, New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Branch, 455 Fifth Avenue, NYC

June 20
11pm, “Mr Robot Decoded,” USA Network
[as a talking head on a documentary preceding the premier of “Mr Robot,” Season 2]

June 15
5-7pm, Hoover Institution, 1399 New York Ave, N.W., #500, Washington DC - Book Soiree [to talk about Dark Territory]
ListenListen!

June 5
“The Wright Show,” Bloggingheads.tv [interview about Dark Territory] Watch!

May 25
Keynote speaker, Hollywood IT Society convention, Sheraton Universal Hotel, Los Angeles

May 12
CNN, “Connect the World with Becky Anderson”
[to talk about the NY Times Magazine profile of White House adviser Ben Rhodes]

May 11
WBAI-FM, “The Personal Computer Show,” 8pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

May 3
NPR, “All Things Considered” [to discuss Obama’s military policy in Iraq] listenListen!

April 27
Gil Roth’s “Virtual Memories” podcast [to talk about Dark Territory] listenListen!

April 24
CNN, “GPS with Fareed Zakaria” [to talk about Dark Territory] watch!Watch!

April 23
PRI, “Innovation Hub” [to talk about Dark Territory and the government-telecom nexus] listenListen!

April 8
“Kick Ass Politics” podcast [to talk about Dark Territory] listenListen!

March 29
PBS “News Hour” [to talk about the Apple v FBI case]

March 27
“Weekend All Things Considered,” NPR [to talk about Dark Territory] listenListen!

March 26
“Weekend,” BBC World Service [to talk about Dark Territory]

March 25
Brian Lehrer show, WNYC [to talk about Apple v FBI and the Justice Dept. indictment of Iranian hackers] listenListen!

March 24
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, 4:30pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

March 22
“Fresh Air with Terry Gross,” NPR. ListenListen!

March 20
“Book TV,” C-Span 2, 5:00pm (EDT) (March 7 New America Foundation conversation televised) watchWatch!

March 14
Council on Foreign Relations, 58 East 68th Street, NYC, 5:30pm, [to talk about Dark Territory] WatchWatch!

March 15
“Marketplace,” American Public Media (NPR stations) [to talk about Dark Territory] ListenListen!

“Slate Culture Gabfest” (podcast) ListenListen!

March 11
“Knowledge@Wharton,” Sirius/XM Radio, 10:30am

“Coast to Coast AM,” Premiere Radio Network, 1:00am (ET) [to discuss Dark Territory]

March 10
Community Bookstore, 143 7th Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 7pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

“The Gist with Mike Pesca,” Slate podcast [to talk about Dark Territory] ListenListen!

March 9
Slate/New America Foundation, Civic Hall, 156 5th Avenue, 2nd floor, NYC, 6:45pm Watch!
[interviewed by Steve Coll about Dark Territory]

“Stand Up! with Pete Dominick,” Sirius/XM Radio, 11am [to discuss Dark Territory] ListenListen!

“Power Lunch,” CNBC [to discuss Dark Territory]

March 8
Council on Foreign Relations, 1777 F Street, NW, DC, 6pm, Members only [to talk about Dark Territory] watchWatch!

March 7
Politics & Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW, DC, 7pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

New America Foundation, 740 15h Street, NW, Suite 900, DC, 12:15pm [to talk about Dark Territory]

March 4
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 11:20am [to discuss Dark Territory] ListenListen!

HuffPost Live, 2pm [to discuss Dark Territory] ListenWatch!

March 2
World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, 6:30pm [to discuss Dark Territory] watchWatch!

Floor event, Veracode booth, RSA conference, Convention Center, San Francisco, Noon
[to talk about Dark Territory: the Secret History of Cyber War]

March 1
"Bloomberg West," Bloomberg TV, 3pm (Pacific Time) [to discuss Apple, FBI, & Dark Territory] watch videoWatch!

February 29
Gil Gross show, KKSF Talk, 910-AM, San Francisco, 11:30am (Pacific Time) [to discuss Dark Territory]

February 28
“On the Media,” NPR stations [to discuss the Apple v FBI battle] ListenListen!

February 16
“Brian Lehrer Show,” WNYC Radio, 10:30am [to discuss Syria] ListenListen!

 

2015

December 22
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio, 10:50am [to talk about Obama's foreign policy] ListenListen!

December 1
“The Gist,” Slate podcast [talking about ISIS and Obama] ListenListen!

November 20
“Friday Roundtable,” Minnesota Public Radio [discussing ISIS, Syria, etc.] ListenListen!

November 16
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10am [to discuss the terrorist attacks in Paris] ListenListen!

October 15
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC-Radio, 10 A.M. (to discuss Democrats’ debate and foreign policy) ListenListen!

September 4
The Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd Street, NYC, 7 PM
(panel to debate the Iran nuclear deal, against Alan Dershowitz, among others) watchWatch!

August 12
Gil Gross show, Talk 910, San Francisco [about Jeb Bush's foreign policy speech] listenListen!

June 25
Stimson Center Conference Room, 1211 Connecticut Ave., NW, 8th floor, Washington, DC, 2:00-3:30pm
[speaking on a panel about the Iran nuclear talks] watchWatch!

June 11
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to discuss Obama's decision to send more troops to Iraq) listenListen!

May 11
Moderator, New America Foundation panel on the Iran nuclear deal, 6:30pm, Civic Hall, 156 Fifth Avenue, New York City.

April 3
"The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell," MSNBC (to discuss the Iran nuclear deal) watchWatch!

March 30
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC (to talk about Middle East and Iran nuclear talks) listenListen!

"On the Media" podcast, "On House of Cards," Season 3, Episode 5. listenListen!

March 19
"On the Media's" podcast, "On House of Cards," Season 3, Episode 3. listenListen!

February 13
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:00am listenListen!
(To talk about Obama's request for authorization to use force against ISIS)

February 10
"The Gist" (Slate podcast with Mike Pesca) listenListen!
[To talk about Obama's National Security Strategy paper]

January 9
"To the Point," KCRW/PRI Radio, 2:30pm (Eastern Time) [to talk about the Iranian nuclear talks]


2014

October 21
2:00-4:00pm, Northeastern University, Alumni Center, 6th floor, 617 Columbus Place, Boston, Mass.
[speech: "America and the World in the Age of Obama," free, open to the public]

August 30
BBC Radio, World News (to talk about Ukraine and NATO)

July 11
"All Things Considered," NPR (talking about Charlie Haden) listen Listen!

June 18
BBC, "World Have Your Say" (to discuss Iraq)

June 12
CNN, "Newsroom" (to discuss the Iraq crisis) watchWatch!
"The Gist with Mike Pesca," Slate Podcast (to discuss the Iraq crisis) ListenListen!

May 29
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio, 10:25am (to discuss President Obama's West Point speech). ListenListen!

May 27
New York Public Library, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue, 6-8pm.
(Panel, consisting of me and the other four finalists for the NYPL's Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism, to discuss long-form journalism in the age of Twitter)

April 21
"Resolving the Missile Gap," The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues at Dickinson College, (Althouse Hall, Room 106, 45 North College, Carlisle PA  10703), 7:00- 9:00 PM [a panel on the Missile Gap's history]

March 6
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7:30-8:00 AM, Central Time [to talk about Ukraine]

March 5
CNN (around 4:50pm, Eastern Time) [to talk with Anderson Cooper about Ukraine]

March 4
"Gil Gross Show," KKPF-AM, San Francisco [to talk about Ukraine]

January 24
"The VICE Podcast," vice.com [debating ACLU's Ben Wizner about Edward Snowden] watchWatch!

January 8
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC FM, 10am [to discuss Snowden] ListenListen!

January 7
PRI/BBC, "The World" [to discuss Snowden and clemency] listenListen!


2013

November 25
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, 10am (to talk about Iran nuclear agreement) listenListen!

September 11
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:50-11:10am (to discuss Obama's speech on Syria)listenListen!

September 2
"World Have Your Say," BBC World Service [to talk about Syria] listenListen!

August 21
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, New York (to discuss Bradley Manning sentencing) listen Listen!

July 31
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10am (to talk about Bradley Manning verdict) listenListen!

July 3
"Washington Journal," C-Span, 9:15-10:00am (to talk about drones). watchWatch!

June 26
Bryant Park Reading Room (W. 42nd St., btw. 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City), 7-8:30pm
(to discuss The Insurgents)

June 13
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:06-10:30am listenListen!
(about NSA surveillance)

June 4
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:00-10:30am listenListen!
(with Steve Coll, to talk about Bradley Manning and press leaks)

April 29
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:40am (to talk about Syria)listenListen!

March 18
Cato Institute, 1000 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, DC, 12:30-2:30pm.watcj Watch!
[to discuss, sell and sign copies of The Insurgents]

March 7
"HuffPost Live," 2:30-3:00 [the Iraq war, 10 years after]watcj Watch!

March 1
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM, New York, 10am. (To talk about the sequester and the defense budget.) listenListen!

February 9
C-Span, "BookTV," 8:45pm (repeated February 10, 2pm) watchWatch!
[Broadcast of my Jan. 31 talk in Louisville]

January 31
"Here and Now," 1pm, WFPL (NPR affiliate), Louisville, Kentucky. listenListen!
Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St., Louisville, Kentucky, 7pm.

January 30
"The War Room with Jennifer Graham," Current TV, 6pm.

January 29
"Fresh Air," NPR listenListen!
"Kathleen Dunn Show," Wisconsin Public Radio, 10am (CST).

January 26
"The NY Times Up Close," NY1 (Time-Warner NYC, Ch. 1), 10pm (repeated Jan. 27, 10am).

January 24
"Morning Edition," NPR listenListen!

January 23
Politics & Prose, 7:00pm, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

January 22
New America Foundation NYC, 6:30-8:30pm, 199 Lafayette Street, Suite 3B, New York CitylistenListen!

January 20
"The Public Eye," WICN (NPR affiliate, Massachusetts), 10:00pm..

January 15
Barnes & Noble Upper West Side, 7:00pm, Broadway & 82nd Street, New York City

January 14
"Armstrong & Getty Show," KSTE, San Francisco & Sacramento, 8am (PST).

January 11
"Roundtable Morning Show," WAMC, Albany, NY, 10:05am listenListen!

January 10
"The McGraw Show," KTRS, St. Louis, MO, 10:00am (CST)
"Colorado's Morning Show," 9:30am (MST)

January 9
"Brian Lehrer," WNYC, New York, 11:05am listenListen!

January 8
"Kilmeade and Friends," Fox Radio, 10:30am

January 7
"Lanigan & Malone Morning Show," Cleveland, OH.
"Tron in the Morning," KCMN, Denver, CO.
WRKF, Baton Rouge, LA.

January 4
"Slate's Political Gabfest" (discussion of The Insurgents begin at 40:54) watchListen!
"Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien," CNN, 8:50am read transcriptRead Transcript! watchWatch!

January 3
"Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer," Current TV, 8:45pm. watchWatch Excerpt!
"Morning Joe," MSNBC, 8:15am. watchWatch!

January 2
"Tonight with Piers Morgan," CNN (Wolf Blitzer hosting), 9:45pm. read transcriptRead Transcript!


2012

November 12
"Talk of the Nation," NPR [about Petraeus' resignation] ListenListen!|
"Erin Burnett Out Front," CNN [about Petraeus' resignation] WatchWatch!

November 11
"Good Morning, America," ABC-TV [talking about Petraeus' resignation]

November 10
BBC World Service [about Petraeus' resignation] ListenListen!

November 9
"Erin Burnett OutFront," CNN [about Petraeus' resignation]
watchWatch Segment One
watch Watch Segment Two

October 19-21
"On the Media," NPR - interview about the Cuban missile crisis (repeat of 2002 broadcast) ListenListen!
(Check onthemedia.org for the date and time in your area)

October 9
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC (talking about Romney's foreign-policy speech)ListenListen!

September 14
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, (talking about Libya and Egypt) ListenListen!

April 6
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 11am (to talk about war and the military-industrial complex). ListenListen!


2011

December 23
Public Radio International, "To the Point" (talking about the future of warfare) ListenListen!

October 24
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC, 10:30am (to talk about the US pullout from Iraq).ListenListen!

September 26
"50th Anniversary: The Missile Gap Controversy," John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, Mass. A panel sponsored by the CiA Historians' Office, 1:30pm. A forum sponsored by the Kennedy Library, 5:30pm. watchWatch!

September 7
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM (talking about the 9/11 anniversary).ListenListen!

July 21
"The World," Public Radio International (talking about Afghanistan) ListenListen!

June 8
"Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC-FM (talking about Afghanistan) ListenListen!

May 16
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio (talking about Bin Laden and Afghanistan) ListenListen!

February 15
"Hardball with Chris Matthews," MSNBC ReadRead the Transcript

January 23
"Barbara Simpson Show," KSFO, 560 AM, San Francisco, 6:00 pm Pacific Time.ListenListen!

 

2010

January 3
CBS-TV, "Sunday Morning" (check local listings for times)

February 8
"Rick Sanchez Show," CNN watchWatch Excerpt!
Read Transcript

February 13
"Paul H-O's Gallery Beat" web-TV show, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, 535 W. 22nd St., New York City, 2-5 pm (I'm on at 3:45)
watchWatch!

April 8
Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC-FM, New York, 1:20-1:40 pm
(to talk about nuclear weapons and the military budget) ListenListen!

April 9
Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, 10:05 am (discussion about military drones)

May 5
"The Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio (interview about the Times Square car bomber)

August 17
"Morning Joe," MSNBC-TV (~8:40 a.m.) watchWatch!
"Morning Edition," NPR (on both shows, to talk about Secretary of Defense Robert Gates) ListenListen!

September 1
"The Brian Lehrer Show," WNYC Radio, ~10:00 am (interview about Obama and Iraq)

October 18
Cornell University, Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, 4:30 pm (debate on Obama's foreign policy with Max Boot)

 

2009

June 24
"The Leonard Lopate Show," WNYC-FM, New York, 1:00-1:30 pm listenListen!

Barnes & Noble, Park Slope, 267 Seventh Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 7:00-8:30 pm
("Book TV" on C-SPAN - Saturday, July 25 at 1:30 pm and 11:00 pm EST, and Sunday, July 26 at 6:00 pm EST.)

July 1 & 2
Moderator, panel on global insurgency, Aspen Ideas Festival WatchWatch!

July 3
"The Patt Morrison Show," KPCC-FM, Pasadena, Ca., 2:00 pm, Pacific Time

July 3
"On the Media," NPR - interview about the Cuban missile crisis (repeat of 2002 broadcast) ListenListen and Read Transcript!

July 6
"Monday Night Jazz with Rusty Hassan," WPFW-FM, Washington, DC, 8:30-9:00 pm

July 14
"The Diane Rehm Show," NPR, July 14, 11:00 am - Noon. listen Listen!

Politics & Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 7:00-8:30 pm

July 16
WPTF, Raleigh, N.C., 8:10 am

"Morning News," WJBO, Baton Rouge, LA, 8:20 am

WKBN, Youngstown, OH, 8:50 am

July 17
"Saturday Morning with Kim Hill," Radio New Zealand (5:10 pm, US East Coast time; 9:10 am, July 18, New Zealand time)

July 19
CBS-TV, "Sunday Morning," (click here for the air time in your city)
Postponed due to Walter Cronkite memorial - Finally Broadcast January 3, 2010

July 21
"Jamie Allman in the Morning," KFTK-FM, St. Louis, 8:25 am (Central Time)

July 25
"Today," BBC-4 Radio listenListen!

July 25 & 26
C-Span "Book TV" (see June 24 entry) watchWatch!

July 28
"Weekly Signal," KUCI, Irvine, Cal., 8:30 am (Pacific Time)

August 3
WVLK Radio, Lexington, Ky., 1 pm (ET)

August 4
KCUR-FM, Kansas City, Mo., 11 am to Noon (Central Time) listenListen!

"Think," KERA-FM, Dallas, Tx. 1-2 pm (Central Time)

August 11
AARP Radio / Prime Time RadiolistenListen!

August 14
"Washington Journal," C-Span, 9-10 am (Eastern Time)watchWatch!

August 17
KPFA, Berkeley, Ca., 3 pm (Pacific time)

WYPR, (NPR affiliate), Baltimore, Md., 1-2 pm (Eastern time)

August 24
"Midday," Minnesota Public Radio, Noon (broadcast of July 1 talk at the Aspen Ideas Festival)

September 3
"The Tavis Smiley Show," PBS [check local listings for air time]watchWatch!

September 16
92nd Street Y, New York, N.Y., 7:00 pm

October 1
Villanova Theater, Vasey Hall, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 8 pm
"Talk-back" session after performance of Edward Albee's The Zoo Story

October 3
NPR, Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know? (Check local listings for air time.) listenListen!

October 21
"Conversations with Allan Wolper," WBGO-FM, Newark, N.J.ListenListen!

December 5 & 6
"On the Media," NPR - discussing my Slate columns on Afghanistan [check local listings for date and time]

December 8
"Morning Meeting with Dylan Ratigan," MSNBC, ~9:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)