Melvin Goodman

Melvin A. Goodman is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and a professor of government at Johns Hopkins University.  A former CIA analyst, Goodman is the author of Failure of Intelligence: The Decline and Fall of the CIA and National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism. and A Whistleblower at the CIA. His most recent book is “American Carnage: The Wars of Donald Trump” (Opus Publishing), and he is the author of the forthcoming “The Dangerous National Security State” (2020).” Goodman is the national security columnist for

9/11 and January 6: the Enormous Cost of intelligence Failure

Bibi and Jonathan Pollard: Two Anti-American Peas in Their Own Pod

Burns at the CIA

A Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin Will Widen the Civil-Military Gap

Repairing Trump’s Carnage: Fixing Our “Democracy”

An Open Letter to Biden: Selecting a CIA Director

Trump’s Carnage: Testing America’s “Democracy”

Obama and the Search for Audacity

Biden’s Pentagon Pick: a Five-Sided Blunder

Obama’s Memoir Offers Insights Into Major Shortcomings

Biden and the Lost Art of Political Cabinetry

Trump Leaves Biden a Quarantine…But Against China

Biden and the CIA

Revisiting “Seven Days in May”

Biden’s Wretched Inheritance

Brennan’s Nuremberg Defense: One More Whitewash of the CIA’s Torture Program

Trump’s Weaponization of the National Security State

Fascism, American-Style

Thanking the Founding Fathers for Our Constitutional Mess?

Arming the Planet: the USA as the World’s Leading Weapons Dealer

US Marine Corps: Semper Fi, But Why?

Living in the World of the Late John Frankenheimer

The Twilight of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

The USA: Global Leader in Election Interference Abroad and Now at Home

Trump’s War on the Post Office and the Census Bureau