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Daniel N. Hoffman

Daniel N. Hoffman is a retired clandestine services officer and former chief of station with the Central Intelligence Agency. His combined 30 years of government service included high-level overseas and domestic positions at the CIA. He has been a Fox News contributor since May 2018. He can be reached at [email protected].

Columns by Daniel N. Hoffman

Taliban-ruled Kabul, once again, a threat U.S. dare not ignore

While the world's attention has been justifiably focused on Russia's barbaric invasion of Ukraine, one big challenge for U.S. intelligence agencies is to not lose sight of the other wickedly complex threats all across the globe. Published May 5, 2022

One year in, is America safe under Biden?

It's time to take stock just over one year into the Biden administration of how well U.S. foreign policy is dealing with the array of wickedly complex threats to our national security. Published January 27, 2022

Meeting China’s hypersonic challenge

Chinese President and Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping has declared his country will have the world's strongest military by mid-century. Published January 13, 2022

Celebrating a hero on Veterans Day

Veteran's Day is a sacred opportunity for remembering and honoring our nation's military personnel and their families. Published November 4, 2021

Nothing threatens Putin’s regime more than Ukraine

During a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House earlier this month, President Biden "firmly committed" to supporting Ukraine's sovereignty. Published September 22, 2021

In the post 9/11 world, good intelligence has proven more vital than ever

On the morning of September 11, 2001, my then-CIA colleague Rob was in Manhattan on the subway, headed to a 9 a.m. meeting in the World Trade Center. At 8:46 a.m., moments before he exited the subway, American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the Center's North Tower. Published September 8, 2021

Why Afghanistan is more dangerous

How ironic that as the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches Afghanistan is more of a clear and present danger to our nation than ever before. Published August 24, 2021