CIA Chief Gauges Risks From Terrorism to ‘Stubborn’ North Korea

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CIA Director John Brennan.

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In a candid public question-and-answer session, CIA Chief John Brennan touched on the difficulty of thwarting suicide terrorist attacks, the aftermath of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union and the “exceptionally stubborn” leader of North Korea.

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