A successful book tour in California and New Mexico included an interview for PBS that played throughout the state as well as an NPR interview that was broadcast nationally.
Interview Aired on PBS, July 22nd 2017 : Episode 142
Hosted by veteran journalist & interviewer, Lorene Mills, Report from Santa Fe brings the very best of the esteemed, beloved, controversial, famous & emergent minds and voices of the day to a weekly audience that spans the state of New Mexico. During nearly 40 years on the air, Report from Santa Fe has given viewers a unique opportunity to become part of a series of remarkable conversations.
Recent News and Latest Book
Breaking the Addiction to Secrets and Secrecy
There is no question that the government must protect its sources and methods in the collection of intelligence. Regarding substance, however, I believe that, with the exception of details on weapons systems as well as on sensitive negotiations, there are few legitimate secrets and almost none that must remain classified for more than ten years at most. The secrecy that surrounded the Iran-Contra affair probably saved the Reagan presidency over the short term, but greater transparency would have prevented Iran-Contra from ever getting off the ground in the first place.
Harvard’s Kennedy School: Key Part Of The Military-Industrial Complex
Harvard’s Kennedy School’s denial of a fellowship to Kenneth Roth, the former head of Human Rights Watch, because of his criticism of Israeli policies in the West Bank and Gaza is only the latest example of the corporate role played by Harvard’s most prestigious think tank on public policy. Roth, who has spent the last three decades at HRW defending human rights around the world, was offered a senior fellowship at the School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. It was quickly withdrawn.