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.  

Musharraf Out Like Nixon

Out Damn Blot

Come Out, Admiral Fallon, Wherever You Are

What About the War, Pope Benedict?

Frontline’s War

Waterboarding for God and Country

Powell’s UN Fiasco

The Iniquities and Inequalities of War

Creeping Fascism

Torture, Lies and Videotape

Spinning Iran’s Cetrifuges

No-Nuke Iran

Attacking Iran for Israel?

What Did Nancy Pelosi Know About NSA Spying and When Did She Know It?

So Who’s Afraid of the Israel Lobby?

Bush, Oil and Moral Bankruptcy

Petraeus, the Westmoreland of Iraq

Do We Have the Courage to Stop War with Iran?

Bush’s War Drums

The Sad Decline of John Conyers

Bush’s Wooden-Headedness Kills

Start With Cheney

Four-Letter Word for Tenet

Sorry They’ve Been So Mean to You, George

How Far is Iran from the Bomb?

The Kervorkian Administration

Senate Democrats Give Gates a Free Pass

A CIA Insider’s View of Robert Gates

Robert Gates is Rumsfeld Lite

Why the Iraq Study Group Won’t Get Us Out of Iraq

My Encounter with Rumsfeld

Who Will Blow the Whistle About Iran?

Why Run Around the Low-Hurdle of FISA?

Will a Republican Senate Save the Republic?

Bush’s Underwhelming Gesture to McCain

Torture: a Defining Moment

Cheney and Rice in Hot Water

Will the US Seize the Opportunity for Troop Withdrawal?

Chickens Come Home to Roost on Cheney

Abu Ghraib is a Command Responsibility

Torture and Cowardice

There is Such a Thing as "Too Late"

Timely Disclosures Can Prevent Wars

Did Dick Finger Valerie?

Stay the Crooked Course

Fixing to Fix "Fixed"

Bolton Nomination Would Shatter Intelligence Analysts’ Morale

The Smoking Gun on White House Deceit

L’Affair Bolton

Reining In Cheney