Letters to the Editor
Arming Teachers: A Misguided ‘Solution’
Arming Teachers: A Misguided ‘Solution’ is my latest opinion letter posting today and being printed in Sunday’s New York Times.
UKRAINE: THE KEY TO UNLOCKING THE RUSSIAN-AMERICAN STALEMATE
Alexander Vindman, the former U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, provided testimony to the Congress in 2019 that framed the charge of abuse of power in the impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump. In doing so, Vindman displayed a political courage that is far different from courage on the battlefield. He is an American hero on various levels. Nevertheless, his policy positions on Ukraine, if adopted, would pose a danger to U.S. national security policy, risking an unnecessary confrontation with Russia and a divided transatlantic alliance.
Bombast in the Black Sea: the Latest British Provocation
Post-World War II British foreign policy has included a number of provocative steps that have weakened British standing; created complications in the international arena; and raised the possibility of serious confrontation.
Recent News and Latest Book
Heroes and Patriots: KMEC Radio Interview
Interview on KMEC Heroes and Patriots Show. KMEC Radio broadcasts live at 105.1 FM from its studio at the Mendocino Environmental Center in Ukiah, CA.
CSPAN May 20th video from the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival
Whistleblower at the CIA Melvin A. Goodman talked about his book, Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence on May 20th 2017.
He spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg Book Festival, held on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland.