Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


September 14, 2012

Zegart: “Spytainment” blurs the lines between Hollywood and Washington


CISAC affiliated faculty member and Foreign Policy blogger Amy Zegart explains how spy-themed entertainment has distorted perceptions about intelligence agencies. When government officials recruit Disney to help design the National Counterterrorism Center and a Supreme Court justice says the fictional 24 operative saved Los Angeles, these misperceptions influence intelligence policy in very real ways.