Ray McGovern

Ray McGovern was an Army officer and CIA analyst for almost 30 year. He now serves on the Steering Group of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity.  He is a contributor to Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion (AK Press). He can be reached at: rrmcgovern@gmail.com. A version of this article first appeared on Consortiumnews.com.  

How to Honor Memorial Day

The Moral Corrosion of Drone Warfare

The Syrian Test of the Trump-Putin Accord

The Great Power Shift: a Russia-China Alliance

What Trump Can Expect from Putin

Hersh’s Big Scoop: Bad Intel Behind Trump’s Syria Attack

NBC’s Kelly Hits Putin With a Beloved Canard

Will Europe Finally Rethink NATO’s Costs?

Putin and Obama: the Trust Evaporates

Russia Throws Down the Gauntlet: Fly at Your Own Risk

When Putin Bailed Out Obama on Syria

Hillary Clinton and the Gender Card

Iraq, Rumsfeld and Other Thugs

The US-Russia Proxy War in Syria

Now He Tells Us: Poppy Bush Comes (Partially) Clean on Iraq War

Seeing the Syrian Crisis Through Russian Eyes: a Presidential Daily Briefing for Putin

Faux Neutrality: How CNN Shapes Political Debate

Vietnam and Me

Ukraine: Coup, Couth, and Consequences

The Kremlin and the Neocons

The Brutalizers and the Brutalized

Why Iran Distrusts the US in Nuke Talks

Violence at Guantanamo Has Its Day in Court

The Risk of a Ukraine Bloodbath

Leaving the Crew of the USS Liberty Behind

Nuland’s Ukrainian Mess

Snowden in Exile

Put Up or Shut Up

Gen. Hayden’s Snow Job on Snowden

POTUS Impotens

The Dronemaster and His Senatorial Overseers

Colin Powell: Useful Idiot or Co-Conspirator?

Keeper of the Kill Lists

The Humiliation of Bradley Manning

From the Virgin Mary to Pussy Riot

Will Israel Strike Iran Before the Election?

The Kill List of Barack Obama

Neocons Plotting New Preemptive Strike on History

Honoring a Terror War Architect

The Why of Terrorism

Good Friday, Torture and Rattlesnakes

A Betrayal of the Founders

The CIA and the Iran Caper

The Rise of Another CIA Yes Man

Tenet and 9/11: a Real Cover-Up?

They Died in Vain

A Judas Kiss to the Poor

The Fallen-Away Jesuit

Gaza and Thoughts of a Starving Ireland

the Politics of Assassination