2017 JFK Document Release Shows Former Intelligence Analyst Got It Right

Reading Time: 9 minutes For more than 25 years, retired Army Intelligence officer Dr. John Newman has presented new findings relevant to the study of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. An early release of withheld documents now confirms many of his conclusions, with some unexpected revelations along the way.

Savings and Loan

A Bad Blueprint: Intelligence Agencies Coopting Private Enterprise

Reading Time: 13 minutes Blackwater founder Erik Prince wants private contractors to replace the US military in Afghanistan. History shows that might be a bad idea. In the 1980s, in the midst of the Savings and Loan crisis and the Iran-Contra scandal, private connections to the CIA kept turning up like a bad penny.

White House, Deep State

Trump vs. ‘Deep State?’ That’s How Light Gets in

Reading Time: 6 minutes From Watergate to Iraq War propaganda, conflicts between the Deep State and the Executive branch have proven helpful to the public. They provided a glimpse into the White House and the nation’s intelligence apparatus, leading to important reforms. So perhaps an open conflict between the Trump administration and the Deep State isn’t such a bad thing.