MSNBC Author Marc Ambinder
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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

7d ago

AT&T wanted OAN to compete with Fox News. It worked too well.

In trying to pay less in fees to Fox, the communications giant helped empower a monster.
31d ago

Trump was just the latest American president whose sanity the military questioned

The scary truth about the U.S.' nuclear command system: It's designed for rational presidents.
36d ago

America left the Taliban in Afghanistan with a valuable weapon: data

America left behind a wealth of personal data it collected from Afghans in the withdrawal. Now the Taliban are weaponizing it.
96d ago

Twitter keeps riding the line between moderation and censorship

Have we been looking at the problem of platform moderation through the wrong lens?
123d 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.
156d 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.
165d 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.
183d 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.
213d 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.
218d 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.
234d 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?