Military crackdowns remind US intelligence veterans of social unrest abroad

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 5:13pm


The scenes of crackdowns and plans to deploy active-duty troops have been disturbingly familiar to US intelligence veterans. Those who have monitored similar crackdowns abroad are noticing troubling parallels to Trump’s handling of protests. Host Marco Werman speaks with Gail Helt, a former CIA analyst responsible for tracking developments in China and Southeast Asia.