Stories by Ray McGovern

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern is co-founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity. subscribe to Ray McGovern's feed

Posted on: May 5, 2005, Source:

The intelligence on Iraq was not mistaken, it was manufactured. This was mass deception. And we have the smoking memo.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2005, Source:

The notion that the Bush administration would mount a pre-emptive air attack on Iran seems insane. But is proof of insanity needed?

Posted on: Dec 6, 2004, Source: AlterNet

At a recent Capitol Hill briefing on terrorism, the assembled experts spoke of everything except the obvious: They don't hate us for our freedom; they hate us for our policies.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2004, Source:

Make no mistake: many more troops will be sent to Iraq – after the election.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2004, Source:

Enough with the ex post facto apologies from whistleblowers. A group of former government officials are joining forces to call on their colleagues to speak out now – and help prevent the next Iraq or Abu Ghraib.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2004, Source:

The Senate Intelligence Committee reveals how CIA analysts cooking up outright lies. But the greater blame lies with the White House.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2004, Source:

An anonymous CIA analyst has penned a new book that reveals how it's not hatred of our liberal democracy, but hatred of our policies that fuels terrorism.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The appointment of US Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as 'special counsel' to investigate the Valerie Plame leak is too little, too late.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2003, Source: AlterNet

From the civilian whiz kids in charge to the "stay the course" rhetoric that flies in the face of facts on the ground, the echoes are simply too clear to be ignored.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2003, Source: AlterNet

With the administration taking the heat on 9/11, the vice president is once again making wildly unsubstantiated claims about Iraqi WMD.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2003, Source: AlterNet

An old CIA hand who has briefed vice-presidents says the current Veep’s forays to Langley were unprecedented.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2003, Source: AlterNet

An ad-hoc group of veteran CIA analysts gives the president a much-needed intelligence briefing.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Memo to Bush: As you prepare for Tuesday's address, you might consider giving CIA director George Tenet an advance look at your draft.