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

The Case Against the CIA’s Censors

Russia’s Proposal for North Korean Denuclearization: Will It Survive John Bolton?

Star Wars Revisited: One More Nightmare From Trump

Washington’s Latest Cold War Maneuver: Pulling Out of the INF

What is to be Done?

Trump’s Psyche and the Threat of Force

The CIA’s Double Standard Revisited

Donald the Destroyer

Montenegro and the “Manchurian Candidate”

McCarthyism Revisited

A Major Win for Trump’s War Cabinet

The CIA’s Big Lie for Gina Haspel

The Attacks on James Comey

Trump’s First Big Test: a Crisis for All of Us

The Mad Man Theory: Nixon, Trump and Bolton

The Great Myth of the So-Called “Adults in the Room”

Caveat Emptor: MSNBC and CNN Use CIA Apologists for False Commentary

How the Iraq War Destabilized the Entire Middle East

The Myth of American Exceptionalism

Reality of North Korean Missiles vs. the Mythology of Missile Defense

The Six Day War and Israeli Lies: What I Saw at the CIA

The Washington Post’s Renewed Attack on Whistlblowers

The Wrong Way to Share Intelligence

The Need for Whistleblowers

The Disappearance of Bipartisanship on the Intelligence Committees

Trump’s New Era of Militarism and Mendacity

“Wag the Dog,” Revisited

Flynn, Russia and the World of Conspiracy Thinking

Trump vs. the CIA

Return of the Torturers: Back to the Crime Scenes of the Past

“Mad Dog” Mattis Just Another Pussycat

David Ignatius, the CIA’s Apologist-in-Chief

Trump at the CIA: the Orwellian World of Alternative Facts

America’s Russian Problem

The Dark Side of Obama’s Legacy

The Foreign Policy Establishment Strikes Back at Obama

More Lies From Spies: the Tall Tales of Robert Gates

The CIA’s Double Standard

Did the CIA Really Get a “Bum Rap” on Torture?

Benjamin Netanyahu: the Anti-American Obstructionist

Robert White vs. the Death Squads

Lies, Spies and More Lies

The CIA’s Disgrace

The CIA’s Operation Deception

The Military-Industrial Complex Gets Its Man

The Decline of the CIA

The Dumbing Down of National Security Policy

Why Leon Panetta’s Memoir is a Fraud

Who is Watching the CIA?

Israel’s Carte Blanche for War Crimes in Gaza

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