Again, FLVCS is sponsoring a talk by Mel Goodman. Mel is a foremost thinker on critical foreign policy issues and a national security and intelligence expert. He has written six books and published many articles. Mel’s latest book is Whistleblower at the CIA, An Insiders Account of the Politics of Intelligence.
Goodman says the system for keeping America’s intelligence community accountable is broken. Federal employees fear reprisal if they reveal violations. When whistleblowers leak information, the contents of their disclosures don’t become the target of investigations or media attention, they do. Why is whistleblowing so important?