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Whistleblowers, Good and Bad

Whistleblowers, Good and Bad

An open letter from more than 100 former national security officials applauds the “responsible whistleblower” who came forward with information about President Trump’s Ukraine dealings. While the identity of the whistleblower is unknown, “we do know that he or she is an employee of the U.S. Government,” the signatories say. “As such, he or she...

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Documents Show Obama’s CIA Intercepted Emails About Whistleblowers

Documents Show Obama’s CIA Intercepted Emails About Whistleblowers

The leftist Consortium News and the rightist Daily Caller are  on the same page about the findings of  the whistleblower investigation of Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa). This week Grassley obtained CIA documents that show Charles McCullough III, who served as the Intelligence Community’s watchdog, informed Congress in 2014 that “routine counterintelligence” enabled the CIA’s security division to read...

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John Kiriakou, ex-CIA, Worries About War Without End

In Consortium News,John Kiriakou, former CIA officer turned whistleblower, warns of a Senate bill that  he says “gives Trump carte blanche for war.” He’s talking about Senate Resolution 59, introduced by Senators Bob Corker (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Tim Kaine (D-VA). The measure is intended to “provide an updated, transparent, and...