CIA Whistleblower Talk Sponsored by FLVCS
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
(525 Kumquat Court)
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Tickets: $15 adv/$20 door Chef Richard’s Kumquat Kitchen will be open.
Melvin A. Goodman was a soviet analyst at the CIA and Department of State for 24 years, and a professor of international relations at the National War College for 18 years. He served in the U.S. Army in Athens for 3 years, and was intelligence advisor to the SALT delegation in 1971-1972. Currently, Goodman is the Director of the National Security Project at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, and adjunct professor of government at John Hopkins University. He authored, co-authored and edited seven books including National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism; Gorbachev’s Retreat: The Third World; The Wars of Eduard Shevardnadze; The Phantom Defense: America’s Pursuit of the Star Wars Illusion and Bush League Diplomacy: How the Neoconsevatives are Putting the World at Risk.
Recent News and Latest Book
Biden and the Washington Post Combine to Argue for War
“Militarily,” according to Ignatius, the “Israeli campaign against Hamas has been relentless and successful.” This outrageous statement is belied by the absence of evidence regarding the so-called command and control center under the Al-Shifa hospital compound, let alone any success against the Hamas leadership or overall Hamas forces.
Is There No End to the War-Mongering of the Washington Post
It is increasingly clear that the Russian campaign against Ukraine and the Israeli campaign against Gaza are violating international law and the essential tenets of just war. Neither Russia nor Israel is making the required distinctions between combatants and non-combatants, and the excessive use of force on both battlefields is a violation of the need for proportionality in warfare. Russian and Israeli military forces are targeting civilian infrastructure and even civilians themselves.