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Marc Ambinder

Marc Ambinder is a senior fellow at the USC Annenberg Center for Communication Leadership and Policy. A former White House correspondent and political reporter, he is the author of several books about national security, including “The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983.” He is a consultant for Spycraft Entertainment and lives in Los Angeles. 

Marc Ambinder is a senior fellow at the USC Annenberg Center for Communication Leadership and Policy. A former White House correspondent and political reporter, he is the author of several books about national security, including “The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983.” He is a consultant for Spycraft Entertainment and lives in Los Angeles. 

Latest from Marc Ambinder

18d ago

Twitter keeps riding the line between moderation and censorship

Have we been looking at the problem of platform moderation through the wrong lens?
45d ago

What the Trump DOJ subpoenas and an NSA whistle-blower have in common

NSA whistle-blower Reality Winner’s release from prison feels like a good time to examine the government’s approach to information leaks.
78d ago

Colonial Pipeline hack gas shortage warns of worse future cyberattacks

The Colonial pipeline hack is just the latest in a string of major cyberattacks.
88d ago

Facebook keeps banning QAnon and hate speech. It won't ever work.

People will gravitate towards likeminded people, even if the ideas they share are racist conspiracies.
105d ago

FedEx mass shooting reinforces an ugly truth: Biden can't end gun violence alone

An assault weapon ban can't take the place of simply getting guns away from violent people.
135d ago

Trump's lie about Chinese election interference is debunked. Its effects still linger.

China didn't work to get Joe Biden elected, no matter what Trump said during the 2020 campaign.
140d ago

Tucker Carlson's Army sexism proves (again) he's a troll. Stop feeding him.

Fox News's favorite troll is just that — a troll. He's not worth your energy.
157d ago

CPAC can stop Trump's 'big lie.' Here's why it won't.

Didn’t America already learn what happens when we perpetuate dangerous conspiracies?
188d ago

QAnon and other pro-Trump conspiracy theorists are Biden's problem now

Deradicalizing internet extremists has less to do with toppling the kingpin, more to do with striking at the right time.
205d ago

The pro-Trump attack on the Capitol proves Congress isn't safe

We expect access to our elected leaders. That's a problem for security.