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.
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