Former CIA chief and mastermind behind the film “Red Sparrow,” starring Jennifer Lawrence, on foreign threats

Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the premiere of “Red Sparrow” at the Newseum on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 in Washington. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)

Jason Matthews, former CIA chief and author of the Red Sparrow book trilogy (soon to hit the screen starring Jennifer Lawrence as an undercover Russian spy), joined Armstrong & Getty to share his thoughts regarding the states of three of our adversaries — Russia, China and North Korea — and their roles in influencing the opinions of Americans.

Matthews gave Armstrong & Getty a closer look at Putin’s disinformation efforts which, although relatively new to the headlines (in retrospect), have been engrained in Russia’s history since 1917, before diving into China’s polished lesser-known operation to infiltrate the US and the unique challenges facing Kim Jong-Un (who is getting some disinformation of his own!).

Listen to the interview below.


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