Category Archives: Defense Policy

Opinion | Why Gina Haspel Is the Best Choice for C.I.A. Director – by John Sipher – NYT

“Ms. Haspel’s role in the post-Sept. 11 counterterrorism fight was both messy and complex. It included terrible mistakes and great successes. The expectation by some politicians and newspaper editors for her to simply label the C.I.A.’s efforts as an immoral … Continue reading

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A Public Service Message From the Class of ’67 – The New York Times

“The notion of national service as an enforced social equalizer was the most frequently cited argument for restoring a draft — this time around for both men and women and with different options — and it seems especially compelling when … Continue reading

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I Ran the C.I.A. Now I’m Endorsing Hillary Clinton. by Michael Morell- The New York Times

  “During a 33-year career at the Central Intelligence Agency, I served presidents of both parties — three Republicans and three Democrats. I was at President George W. Bush’s side when we were attacked on Sept. 11; as deputy director … Continue reading

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Debate Over Trump’s Fitness Raises Issue of Checks on Nuclear Power – The New York Times

“Hillary Clinton has fueled a debate over whether her rival for the presidency, Donald J. Trump, is fit to command America’s atomic forces. “Imagine him in the Oval Office facing a real crisis,” she said in her address at the … Continue reading

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