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.  

Petraeus at CIA

Military Commissions for 9/11 Trials Will Keep Motives for Attacks Hidden

The Push of Conscience and Secretary Clinton

Why Obama Should Read Wikileaks on Afghanistan

NYT Still Stalking Iran

Bush the Warmonger in His Own Words

Torture Sans Regrets

Honoring Julian Assange

Obama’s Men

Shilling for War on Iran

The Iranian Scientist Who Would Not Play Curveball

Obama’s Timidity and Deaths at Sea

Ducking the Challenge

US / Israel Challenged on Iran

Loose Lips on Iran

Is Iran Really a Threat?

Lie to Congress; Get a Fourth Star

Yoo Besmirches the Legacy of Jefferson

Taboo Thwarts Candor on Israel / Iran

A "Good" Terrorist Captured by Iran

Obama Put Politics First on Afghanistan

Are Presidents Afraid of the CIA?

The Bogus Success of the Surge

Shining a Light on the Roots of Terrorism

CIA Torturers Running Scared

Torture and Accountability

Holbrooke’s Afghan Benchmark

The Press and Torture

Closing in on the Torturers

Unwritten CIA Death Contract Awarded to Blackwater

Can the Washington Post Save Dick Cheney?

Hooded in Bush’s Hood

Cheney Sweating Bullets

Is Texas Harboring a Torture Decider?

Torture Eats the Soul

Navy Vet Honored, Foiled Israeli Attack

The Impossible Rehab of Colin Powell

Cheney Breaks the Taboo

How Colin Powell Got Duped by the CIA

Ugly Questions for General Myers

Deux ex Machina on Torture?

Obama Plays Hamlet on Torture

W, the Torture Decider

Profiles in Cowardice

Obama Bombs

Obama Caves to the Lobby

Will Obama Buy Torture-Lite?

Kafka and Uighurs at Guantánamo

Keeping Gates

Iran’s Road Less Traveled to Nukes