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Trump and the Militarization of National Security

Appearing on the Real News program Jan 25th, 2017:
Former CIA analyst Melvin Goodman and whistleblower Coleen Rowley have few kind words for Trump’s picks to head intelligence and national security

Trump at the CIA: the Orwellian World of Alternative Facts

There have been presidential administrations (Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush) that have worked to politicize intelligence, and there have been CIA leaders (William Casey and Robert Gates as well as George Tenet and John McLaughlin) who have cooperated with these efforts. In doing so, these intelligence officials created integrity and credibility problems for the CIA, which are once again at hand.

Containing the National Security State

Containing the National Security State