Tag: Michael Hayden

Washington’s High-powered Terrorist Supporters

We now have an extraordinary situation that reveals the impunity with which political elites commit the most egregious crimes, as well as the special privileges to which they explicitly believe they — and they...

Counterterrorism in Shambles; Why?

January 6, 2010 by Ray McGovern & Coleen Rowley CommonDreams.org Yesterday, a blogger with the PBS' NewsHour asked former CIA analyst Ray McGovern to respond to three questions regarding recent events involving...

PBS: NSA could have prevented 9/11 hijackings

Probably worth a watch to see how PBS spins this--especially given Scheuer's interview...hmm. RELATED: Excellent interview of James Bamford about his book, The Spy Factory, on Democracy Now! from October 14, 2008. Links here.

Summaries of 9/11 Commission Interviews Released

Kevin Fenton January 14, 2009 Posted at History Commons Groups The National Archives today released a set of records the 9/11 Commission gave it. It did so today because the commission told it it had to wait...

Obama, the military and the threat of dictatorship

by Bill Van Auken World Socialist Web Site With his choice of Admiral Dennis Blair as director of national intelligence, President-elect Barack Obama has now named three recently retired four-star military officers to serve...

ABC News Exclusive: Inside Account of U.S. Eavesdropping on Americans

U.S. Officers' "Phone Sex" Intercepted; Senate Demanding Answers By Brian Ross, Vic Walter and Anna Schecter Despite pledges by President George W. Bush and American intelligence officials to the contrary, hundreds of US...