Alex Finley

Alex Finley is a former officer of the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, where she served in West Africa and Europe. Her writing has appeared in SlateReductress,Funny or DiePOLITICO, and other publications. The voice behind the viral Twitter feed #YachtWatch that tracks the movements of Russian oligarchs’ yachts, she has spoken to C-SPAN’s Washington JournalCBC’s The NationalSirius XM’s Yahoo! PoliticsThe Cipher Brief, the Spy Museum’s SpyCast, and numerous other media outlets. She has penned three satires about the CIA: Victor in the Rubble, Victor in the Jungle, and Victor in Trouble (April 2022).  
Follow her on Twitter: @alexzfinley