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Daniel N. Hoffman

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

Articles by Daniel N. Hoffman

Illustration on court-based remedies against Putin's and Russia's misbehavior by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Stopping America's adversaries from abusing our courts

The dilemma for U.S. policymakers is that neither sanctions nor diplomatic expulsions have ever successfully induced any change in the nefarious behavior of KGB operative who runs the Kremlin -- President Vladimir Putin. Published May 6, 2021

Putin Ukraine Strategy Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

U.S. tested by Putin's Ukraine playbook

According to President Vladimir Putin's press spokesman, Russia is massing troops on Ukraine's border solely to protect its citizens against a potential war in eastern Ukraine. Published April 22, 2021

Pentagon Shopping Cart Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The Pentagon needs to become a smarter shopper

China and Russia are challenging America's high-tech dominance. The goal: not just to contest but to achieve superiority in every fighting domain, including air, land, space, sea and cyberspace. Published March 25, 2021

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 file photo Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands during a break in the hearing on his appeal in a court in Moscow, Russia. The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he has been taking out of an induced coma and is responsive. Berlin's Charite hospital said Monday that Navalny's condition has further improved, allowing doctors to end the medically induced coma and gradually ease him off mechanical ventilation. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

Don't believe Putin's lies in Navalny poisoning

Last month, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from the Berlin hospital where he was treated for 32 days after being poisoned with the Soviet military-grade nerve agent Novichok while on a trip to Russia's Far East. Published October 8, 2020