by G. Murphy Donovan (February 2016)
Clandestine Intelligence agents meet with the press for one of three reasons: to betray, to leak in support of policy, or spin the narrative when policy fails. Hard to know what was in play the other day when the former CIA Benghazi station chief, cover name “Bob,” met with two Washington Post reporters, Adam Goldman and Greg Miller. When an administration yarn needs to be spun on the front page, there’s no better venue than the Washington Post. more>>>
I blame Edward Said. Not enough muscular Orientalists in the right places anymore. Maybe a compulsory reading of John Buchan or Kipling might stop the rot
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Or Churchill for that matter, not that reading would be a help to predator or prey. Appeasement, like evil, has no bottom.