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 counterpunch.org.

Why Leon Panetta’s Memoir is a Fraud

Who is Watching the CIA?

Israel’s Carte Blanche for War Crimes in Gaza

Gaza and the Warsaw Ghetto

Obama and the CIA

The Legacy of Shevardnadze

Why CIA Director John Brennan Must Resign

The Making of a New Cold War

The Congressman Who Exposed Covert Crimes

Robert Gates’ Self-Serving and Duplicitous Memoir

Robert Gates’ Narcissistic Notions of "Duty"

The October War of 1973, Reconsidered

The Use and Misuse of Intelligence in Going to War

America’s Strange "Russian Problem"

One More Defeat for US Military Policy

Obama’s Informants

The National Security State and the Whistleblower

The Real Benghazi Scandal

How to Stop Nuclear Proliferation

Blowback and the Cycle of Violence

The Why Behind the Benghazi Attack

Mitt Romney: a True Political Cynic