Early Warning Hits and Misses

The FBI's epic fail on white extremists, but a win for medical sleuthing

The FBI is still coming up short on dealing with white violent extremists, former Special Agent Mike German, who infiltrated and disrupted an American Nazi cell in the 1990s, told me for this week’s SpyTalk podcast.

On the other hand, the little known National Center for Medical Intelligence was on top of the emerging Covid-19 pandemic long before the World Health Organization, so Jeanne Meserve sought out Denis Kaufman, who worked for years in the unit, to talk germ sluthing.

It’s all in this week’s SpyTalk podcast. Lend us your ears!

Editor’s note: Apologies for the gap in coverage over the past week. We had a Covid scare. Almost back to full strength now.