Trump’s War on Intelligence

by John Feffer In the TV show Designated Survivor, Kiefer Sutherland plays a neophyte president, Tom Kirkman, who tries to bring decency and common sense to the Oval Office after a terrorist attack has wiped out most of the U.S.… Continue Reading  

Intelligence and Trump’s War Against Truth

by Paul R. Pillar The Trump administration’s tendency to disregard conclusions of the U.S. intelligence community has become, as the Washington Post’s Greg Miller has reported, a habit. Initially, Trump’s shoving aside of the intelligence agencies’ assessments was all about… Continue Reading  

Did Trump Greenlight Neoconservative Takeover of State Dept. and CIA?

by Eli Clifton Donald Trump is likely to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo and choose Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) to take over the intelligence agency, according to “senior administration officials” who spoke to The… Continue Reading