Hello on a sad morning in America. As I type, Virginia Beach's city manager is walking through the bios of each of the 11 city employees who were among yesterday's 12 victims, killed by a veteran public utilities employee armed with a .45-caliber handgun.

  • It reminds us that "global" threats can hit very close to home.

For tomorrow's Season 2 premiere of "Axios on HBO," we asked the secret keepers — former top U.S. officials David Petraeus, H.R. McMaster, Janet Napolitano, Leon Panetta and Lisa Monaco — about global threats we should pay more attention to.

  • This special Deep Dive edition of Axios AM — by Axios World Editor Dave Lawler, producer Jessie Li and managing editor Alison Snyder — illuminates some of the most urgent threats to our peace and prosperity.
  • Smart Brevity count: 1,180 words — <5 min. read.

🎬 Watch "Axios on HBO" tomorrow at 6 p.m. ET/PT for these eye-opening interviews.

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