Friday, 20 January 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • What Happens to Innocent People When They Are Freed?

    We have the words exoneration, exonerate, exonerated -- but no word for the people freed from prison, innocent of the crimes that sent them there.

  • The Last Day Before Donald

    William Rivers Pitt of Truthout: "So this is the precipice, I guess, and we're all about to fly out over the edge like Wile E. Coyote holding a sign that reads, 'Was This Trip Really Necessary?'"

Melvin A Goodman

Melvin A Goodman

Melvin A. Goodman is national security and intelligence columnist for Truthout. His 42-year government career included service with the CIA, the State Department, the Defense Department and the US Army. His latest book was "Failure of Intelligence: The Decline and Fall of the CIA"; he is the author of the forthcoming "National Insecurity: The Threat of American Militarism" (City Lights Publisher, 2012).

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Melvin A Goodman

Melvin A Goodman

Melvin A. Goodman is national security and intelligence columnist for Truthout. His 42-year government career included service with the CIA, the State Department, the Defense Department and the US Army. His latest book was "Failure of Intelligence: The Decline and Fall of the CIA"; he is the author of the forthcoming "National Insecurity: The Threat of American Militarism" (City Lights Publisher, 2012).

Other articles by this author