SOURCE: The American Historical Review
by Thomas Meaney
Based on an encounter with Fanon’s CIA handler, C. Oliver Iselin, Meaney presents the firsthand experience of a mid-level figure in the U.S. security state who participated in the national liberation movements in Africa.
by David Foglesong
A case study from 1979 shows how leaks of misleading information can damage national security.
SOURCE: Informed Comment
by Juan Cole
The difference between Trump and Bush is only a matter of rhetorical style, and Trump hasn’t had the opportunity yet to endanger America the way Bush and the Neoconservatives did.
SOURCE: Imperial & Global Forum
by Robert Whitaker
The Second World War saw the security partnership between America and Britain go from a temporary marriage of convenience to a seemingly eternal aspect of the special relationship.
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