Appearances

Our Democracy in Danger, Who Are Our Foreign and Domestic Enemies?

CIA Whistleblower Talk Sponsored by FLVCS
March 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center – Sarasota FL
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Live! From City Lights-Podcast

Pleased to share this podcast of summer’s City Lights Bookstore appearance.

Book Tour Highlights

One of the highlights of the book tour was meeting Paddington Bear this summer at the Browse About Bookstore in Rehoboth, DE

Book Talk and Signing Nov. 7th in DC

Join us at East City Bookshop for a book talk and signing with Melvin Goodman, former CIA division chief and US-Soviet relations expert.

Melvin Goodman will sign books after the event.

Recent News and Latest Book

The Pentagon and the Washington Post: Cold War Brothers-in-Arms

Caveat Emptor.  There is no better way to exaggerate perceptions of the threat than to rely on the worst-case assumptions of the Department of Defense.  Since the creation of the department in the National Security Act of 1947 we have been inundated with the Pentagon’s distortions: the non-existent “bomber gap” in the 1950s; the “missile gap” in the 1960s; and the so-called “intentions gap” of the 1980s, which argued that the Soviet Union believed that it could fight and even win a nuclear war.

No End to the Washington Post’s War on Whistleblowers

Investigative reporters of the Washington Post often have their exposes because of whistleblowers. Watergate and Deep Throat is the enduring example. In his excellent new book, “Midnight in Washington,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) documents the necessity of whistleblowers to the Congress, particularly the congressional intelligence committees. As Schiff states, without whistleblowers the congress “would be almost completely reliant on the intelligence agencies to self report any problems.”

Containing the National Security State

Containing the National Security State