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Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

The Steering Group of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) includes:

Jean Maria Arrigo, PhD, member of 2005 American Psychological Association task force evaluating the role of psychologists in U.S. intelligence and military interrogations of detainees (associate VIPS)

Eugene DeFriest Betit, Ph. D., DIA, US Army (ret.)

Thomas Drake, former Senior Executive, NSA

Bogdan Dzakovic, Former Team Leader of Federal Air Marshals and Red Team, FAA Security, (ret.) (associate VIPS)

Mike Gravel, former Adjutant, top secret control officer, Communications Intelligence Service; special agent of the Counter Intelligence Corps and former United States Senator

Matthew Hoh, former Capt., USMC, Iraq & Foreign Service Officer, Afghanistan (associate VIPS)

Larry C Johnson, CIA & State Department (ret.)

Michael S. Kearns, Captain, USAF (Ret.); ex-Master SERE Instructor for Strategic Reconnaissance Operations (NSA/DIA) and Special Mission Units (JSOC)

John Kiriakou, Former CIA Counterterrorism Officer and former senior investigator, Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Edward Loomis, NSA, Cryptologic Computer Scientist (ret.)

Linda Lewis, WMD preparedness policy analyst, USDA (ret.) (associate VIPS)

David MacMichael, National Intelligence Council (ret.)

Ray McGovern, former US Army infantry/intelligence officer & CIA analyst (ret.)

Elizabeth Murray, Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Near East, CIA and National Intelligence Council (ret.)

Todd E. Pierce, MAJ, US Army Judge Advocate (Ret.)

Coleen Rowley, FBI Special Agent and former Minneapolis Division Legal Counsel (ret.)

Scott Ritter, former MAJ., USMC, former UN Weapon Inspector, Iraq

Peter Van Buren, U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Officer (ret.) (associate VIPS)

Kirk Wiebe, former Senior Analyst, SIGINT Automation Research Center, NSA

Lawrence Wilkerson, Colonel (USA, ret.), Distinguished Visiting Professor, College of William and Mary (associate VIPS)

Valerie Plame Wilson, former CIA Operations Officer

Ann Wright, Col., US Army (ret.); Foreign Service Officer (resigned)

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US Intel Vets Oppose Brennan's CIA Plan

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Udall Urged to Disclose Full Torture Report

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Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence

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VIPS Calls for Obama-Putin Summit on Ukraine

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, SpeakOut | Press Release

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NSA Insiders Reveal What Went Wrong

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Time for Proof on Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter

Obama Warned on Syrian Intel

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Op-Ed

A Last-Second Appeal for Sanity

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | News Analysis

Brennan’s Loose Talk on Iran Nukes

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter
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Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

The Steering Group of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) includes:

Jean Maria Arrigo, PhD, member of 2005 American Psychological Association task force evaluating the role of psychologists in U.S. intelligence and military interrogations of detainees (associate VIPS)

Eugene DeFriest Betit, Ph. D., DIA, US Army (ret.)

Thomas Drake, former Senior Executive, NSA

Bogdan Dzakovic, Former Team Leader of Federal Air Marshals and Red Team, FAA Security, (ret.) (associate VIPS)

Mike Gravel, former Adjutant, top secret control officer, Communications Intelligence Service; special agent of the Counter Intelligence Corps and former United States Senator

Matthew Hoh, former Capt., USMC, Iraq & Foreign Service Officer, Afghanistan (associate VIPS)

Larry C Johnson, CIA & State Department (ret.)

Michael S. Kearns, Captain, USAF (Ret.); ex-Master SERE Instructor for Strategic Reconnaissance Operations (NSA/DIA) and Special Mission Units (JSOC)

John Kiriakou, Former CIA Counterterrorism Officer and former senior investigator, Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Edward Loomis, NSA, Cryptologic Computer Scientist (ret.)

Linda Lewis, WMD preparedness policy analyst, USDA (ret.) (associate VIPS)

David MacMichael, National Intelligence Council (ret.)

Ray McGovern, former US Army infantry/intelligence officer & CIA analyst (ret.)

Elizabeth Murray, Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Near East, CIA and National Intelligence Council (ret.)

Todd E. Pierce, MAJ, US Army Judge Advocate (Ret.)

Coleen Rowley, FBI Special Agent and former Minneapolis Division Legal Counsel (ret.)

Scott Ritter, former MAJ., USMC, former UN Weapon Inspector, Iraq

Peter Van Buren, U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Officer (ret.) (associate VIPS)

Kirk Wiebe, former Senior Analyst, SIGINT Automation Research Center, NSA

Lawrence Wilkerson, Colonel (USA, ret.), Distinguished Visiting Professor, College of William and Mary (associate VIPS)

Valerie Plame Wilson, former CIA Operations Officer

Ann Wright, Col., US Army (ret.); Foreign Service Officer (resigned)

Other articles by this author

US Media Ignores CIA Cover-Up on Torture

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter

Merkel Urged to Temper NATO's Belligerence

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter

US Intel Vets Oppose Brennan's CIA Plan

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter

Udall Urged to Disclose Full Torture Report

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter

Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter

VIPS Calls for Obama-Putin Summit on Ukraine

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, SpeakOut | Press Release

2014.1.7.NSA.thumb

NSA Insiders Reveal What Went Wrong

By Former NSA Senior Executives and Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter

Time for Proof on Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter

Obama Warned on Syrian Intel

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Op-Ed

A Last-Second Appeal for Sanity

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | News Analysis

Brennan’s Loose Talk on Iran Nukes

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, Consortium News | Open Letter