Interviews

Interview on The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen show Jan. 14

Hear my call in the 2nd part of the podcast.
Arnie discusses foreign policy and national security under Trump.

Upcoming Sarasota Community Radio Interview

Listen to my interview discussing national security topics dealing with diplomacy, intelligence, and war vs. peace.

The Drive with Steve Jackson – KRSO Interview

In this interview with Steve Jackson, The Drive program KRSO, we focus on legal issues, namely mine, and why I am suing the state department. Listen to understand why I am suing.

Interview w/ IAN TROTTIER on Discussions of Truth podcast

Melvin Goodman: Trump war on US governance. 42 years in US intelligence and DC. Listen Now to my recent interview in this episode of Discussions of Truth w/ IAN TROTTIER podcast.

Recent News and Latest Book

What Russian Folklore Can Tell Us About Russia

Russian history is largely the history of war, as Russia found itself engaged in military confrontation between the 13th and 20th centuries.  For most of its history, Russia anticipated confrontation on its long border with China in the East; with the legacy of the Mongols on its “sensitive southern frontier,” and with the Western invaders—Napoleon and Hitler.  Putin and his ilk come by their paranoia, xenophobia, and siege mentality quite naturally.

U.S. Intelligence Boasting Intensifies Russian-American Proxy War

York Times’s international affairs columnist Thomas Friedman is arguably the most influential editorial writer in the country.  Last week, his editorial aptly warned the Biden administration of the “huge unintended consequences” of its unplanned and impromptu remarks regarding Russian President Vladimir Putin and the savagery of his tactics in Ukraine.  Friedman reprised the World War II slogan, “Loose lips sink ships.”

Containing the National Security State

Containing the National Security State