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We aim to discover, highlight and help to prevent an array of extraordinary threats to the integrity of the 2020 Election and Transition. Our civic creed is: Let all citizens vote. Let all votes be counted. Let the count stand.

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Threats Foreign and Domestic

In Episode One of Unconventional Threat, we identify and examine a range of threats, both foreign and domestic, that are endangering the integrity of our democracy. You will hear from: Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, Congressional leaders Rep. Jim McGovern and Sen Bob Menendez, Counter-intelligence experts Asha Rangappa and Malcolm Nance, Former Cybersecurity Czar Richard Clarke, and a host of leading policy experts as they explore and dissect the perils we face as a nation.

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Harper’s Magazine: The Enemies Briefcase

By Andrew Cockburn A few hours before the inauguration ceremony, the prospective president receives an elaborate and highly classified briefing on the means and procedures for blowing up the world with a nuclear attack, a rite of passage that a former official described as “a sobering moment.” Secret though it may be, we are at least…
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Scranton Times-TribunePrepare quickly to deal with potential slow-motion crisis

By Richard Gephardt and Charlie Den Many people who have experienced a car crash or some other emergency frequently will say “it happened in slow motion.” Those of us watching the lead-up to the election could be excused for experiencing that feeling. We are witnessing all the elements of a national emergency fall into place:…
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The Boston Globe: We’re a bipartisan group of former leaders who have joined forcesto protect our democracy

More than 40 former congressional leaders, former Cabinet secretaries, retired military officials, and leaders of civic organizations have formed the bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity to ensure a democratic outcome to the 2020 election.  By Dick Gephardt and Tom Ridge A growing number of Americans understand that our magnificent experiment in democracy is under…