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Washington Metro Oasis presents: President Biden and the European Alliance

Washington Metro Oasis presents: President Biden and the European Alliance. Des
The European Alliance has been one of the key elements in U.S. national security policy since World War II. But the Trump administration clearly worsened the transatlantic alliance. This lecture will discuss the importance of the alliance and President Biden’s ability to rebuild it.

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

Dangerous “War Scares” Of 1974, 1983, And 2021: What Needs To Be Done?

The United States over the past five decades has had dangerous experiences with “war scares.”  This demands an assessment of options for reducing the possibility of a war scare that could result in an actual war, particularly in the nuclear age.  U.S. and allied military exercises are particularly dangerous because military doctrine, particularly in communist states, argues that military exercises are an effective way of hiding an actual first strike operation.

Is It Biden’s Turn to be Boxed In?

It was known as early as 2006 that additional troops would not make a difference; that the Afghan government would collapse without U.S. support; and that the Afghan government was a criminal syndicate.  In private meetings with Obama, Biden dismissed the intelligence community’s view of the Taliban as nothing more than a “new al Qaeda.” It wrongly predicted that the Taliban would project a “global jihadist ideology.”  The fact that Biden was so right 12 years ago probably explains his stubbornness in standing up to the Pentagon, which was still arguing for a “conditions based withdrawal.”  Biden was not going to allow the Pentagon to pursue its “forever war” any longer.

Containing the National Security State

Containing the National Security State