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.  

Laughing Dragon, Dancing Bear

All Mosquitoes, No Swamp…No Elephants Either

…After the Election

Gossing Over the Record

Turning Liability into Asset

The 9/11 Commission Chimera

How 9/11 Report Soft-Pedaled Root Causes

An Intelligence Debacle…and Worse

Porter Goss as CIA Director?

New Book Reflects Analyst Outrage

Beware of Credible Intelligence

A March of Folly

No Skunks Allowed

Iraq Hawks and Deceptive Intelligence

Tenet and the King’s New Clothes

Nothing to Preempt

Humility or More Hyperbole?

Bush: Driving Without Breaks

This Isn’t an Independent Investigation

Chinook Down

Holding Leaders Accountable for Lies

Wives Are Now "Fair Game" in Bush’s War on Whistleblowers

Edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair

Relax, It Was All a Pack of Lies

"We Cook Estimates to Go"

The Prostitution of Intelligence

Cheney Chicanery

Cheney, Forgery and the CIA

Deceived into War, Reflections of a Former CIA Analyst

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Colin Powell’s Blurry Pictures

CIA Officer on the Agency’s Days of Shame