A New Culture War: National Security, Facts and the Concept of Proof

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/17/18
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Location
Museum of Contemporary Art

Hosted by
Chicago Ideas


A New Culture War: National Security, Facts and the Concept of Proof

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 4:00 – 5:15 PM @ Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art
In an era filled with reports of collusion, poison, dossiers and double agents, the American national intelligence community has been thrust into the spotlight. Yet while there’s so much at stake when it comes to national security, President Donald Trump has actively discredited the country’s intelligence agencies. This kind of move is neither surprising nor unprecedented, but its implications are massive. At this Conversation, we’ll sit down with experts to look into how this kind of rhetoric affects the ability of intelligence officials to do their jobs, and what’s at stake for the safety of the nation if their efforts are undermined.

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