June 19th 2017
In-Depth Interview: CIA Whistleblower Mel Goodman Talks About His New Book and Politicization of CIA
Mel Goodman is an expert on Russia who blew the whistle by testifying against the confirmation of Robert Gates to head the CIA in 1991. In his new book, he details that experience, and gives us many reasons not to trust the CIA today.Goodman’s latest book is Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence. In this wide-ranging interview, Goodman’s expertise on Russia and the Soviet Union offer important perspectives on the ways that the US intelligence community manipulated intelligence to support political objectives.
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