Historian Michael Warner addresses the birth of professional intelligence in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century and the subsequent rise of US intelligence during the Cold War. He brings this history up to the present day as intelligence agencies used the struggle against terrorism and the digital revolution to improve capabilities in the 2000s.
"A random walk through the Cold War and beyond"
"How to Unite Privacy and Security - Before the next Terrorist Attack" is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael McCaul and Mark Warner and narrated by Sam Scholl.