About This Show
In the security world a "SCIF" ['skiff'] or "Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility" is a special secured room where classified information is processed and shared.
National security expert, Juliette Kayyem, brings you inside the security world in a deeper way. By exploring the planning and decisions behind our own safety--both nationally and locally-- this podcast takes some of the mystery out of what makes us safer.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 108: Out Like Flynn
7 days ago
When General Michael Flynn was first named as President Trump’s National Security Advisor many wondered how long he would last.
A polarizing figure, as National Security Advisor Flynn spent time on conspiracies, fighting intelligence agencies, and misrepresenting his dealings with Russia during the Presidential Transition. In the end his tenure in the position was less than a month. And in this episode of The SCIF Juliette Kayyem explores 3 main issues surrounding his departure: Flynn's dealings with Russia, the possible connection to Russian Intelligence and the 2016 presidential election, and President Trump's current challenges in the area of national security.