Article Archive

Feds Deploy Massive ‘Pre-Crime’ Dragnet on Millions of Americans

How not to prevent the next Reality Winner.

July 21, 2017

Trump’s Tweets Are Not Harming National Security

Former intel officers-turned-Cassandras peddling crisis and self-promotion

July 14, 2017

Why Is Nikki Haley Still Trump’s UN Ambassador?

It’s unclear whether she is speaking for herself or the White House.

July 7, 2017

Make No Mistake, We Are Already at War in Syria

Trump’s anti-war promises were just glib campaign rhetoric.

June 30, 2017

Why Can’t the UK Stop Terror Attacks?

Let’s not make the same mistake here.

June 23, 2017

How Hillary Lost, In Her Own Words

Trump may be testing his supporters today, but it is worth remembering how bad the alternative was

June 16, 2017

Was Russia Probing U.S. Electoral Systems?

Maybe, but gathering intelligence is not the same as full interference.

June 6, 2017

How China Rolled Up a CIA Network

Washington might be sending too many spies, making them more vulnerable.

May 31, 2017

How the Kushner Story Hurts U.S. Intelligence

Russia now knows that its diplomatic communications are compromised.

May 29, 2017

Do High-Level Leaks Suggest a Conspiracy?

National-security officials may see themselves as patriots, but their methods set a dangerous precedent.

May 18, 2017

The Real Meaning of ‘Sensitive’ Intelligence

Why sources and methods matter more than the material itself.

May 16, 2017

Embarrassing the Government Is the Ultimate Crime

Why whistleblowers are treated worse than traitors

May 12, 2017

Why Was Comey Fired?

The simplest explanation is that Trump doesn’t like him much and doesn’t trust him at all.

May 10, 2017

Who Is Destroying Syria?

The Arab Gulf States, Israel, and Turkey all prefer anarchy to Assad.

May 3, 2017

Did Assad Order the Syrian Gas Attack?

Once again, actual intelligence seems sparse.

April 25, 2017

Debunking Trump’s Casus Belli

Intelligence community insiders are getting restless for a whistleblower to step forward.

April 24, 2017

Will Russiagate Become Obamagate?

Obama appointees may have hoped Carter Page would be the smoking gun they needed to bring down Trump.

April 13, 2017

The True Cost of Israel

U.S. support goes far beyond the official numbers.

April 12, 2017

Russiagate’s Unasked Questions

Comey’s testimony settles nothing.

March 27, 2017

Exposing Shabby Intelligence

There’s a long history of skepticism among ex-spooks.

March 23, 2017