Intelligence at a Cross Roads: To Be Or Not To Be…
4 stars – A+ on Its Narrow Focus, C+ For Contextual Shortfalls David Omand and Mark Phythian, Principled Spying: The Ethics of Secret Intelligence (Georgetown University Press, 2018), 286 pages, $32.95, ISBN-13: 978-1626165601.
Grand Theft, Mass Murder, & Legalized Lies – Book Review as Epitaph – 3 stars – Errors, Lies, and Omissions James R. Clapper, Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence (Viking, 2018), 432 pages, $17.99, ISBN-13: 978-0525558644.
REVIEW: The Assault on Intelligence – American National Security in an Age of Lies – 2 stars – Opens with a Lie, Goes Downhill from There Michael V. Hayden, The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies (Penguin, 2018), 304 pages, $16.72, ISBN-13: 978-0525558583.
For thirty years I have fought for the re-direction of national intelligence. These three book reviews explain what I have been up against and why I failed.