In response to: Singapore Sham from the August 16, 2018 issue To the Editors: Jessica T. Mathews’s “Singapore Sham” [NYR,…
Melvin A. Goodman is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, and an adjunct professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University. His 42-year government career included tours at the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense’s National War College, where he was a professor of international security.
After encountering constant delays and road blocks during the review process, my book has been in a holding pattern, waiting for publication for more than a year.
As a result, I am one of five former federal employees that filed a lawsuit against several agencies, asserting that the government’s pre-review process for publication is an unconstitutional “system of censorship.”