Mel Goodman, author, "Whistleblower at the CIA"
Air Dates: July 22-24, 2017
Quotes:"Mel Goodman has spent the last few decades telling us what's gone wrong with American intelligence and the American military . . .He is also telling us how to save ourselves."-- Seymour M. Hersh, The New Yorker
“Goodman’s glimpse into the secret, behind-the-scenes world of intelligence is fascinating to read. In Whistleblower, he offers an invaluable historical exposé, a testimony to integrity and conscience, and insight into how the U.S. intelligence community needs to keep its top leaders in check. Urgent, timely, and deeply recommended."-- Daniel Ellsberg
This week's guest on REPORT FROM SANTA FE is Mel Goodman, CIA intelligence analyst and author, Goodman describes his work at the CIA where he specialized in U.S./Soviet relations, and discusses his new book "Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider's Account of the Politics of Intelligence."
Melvin Goodman is a national security and intelligence expert. He has worked as an analyst for the CIA and State Department and taught at the National War College as a Professor of International Security, from 1986 through 2004.
He is currently an adjunct professor of international relations at Johns Hopkins University and is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy.
Goodman's books include his most recent, "Whistleblower…,” “National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism,” and “Failure of Intelligence: the Decline and Fall of the CIA.”