Interviews

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.

Heroes and Patriots Interview

My interview on Heroes and Patriots, KMEC Radio, Mendocino Environmental Center, April 16th, 2018.

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