Street smarts are far more important than academics.
The main reason the CIA no longer recruits agents from top-ranked schools is because it can’t. “The men and women who teach today’s college students view the CIA with suspicion, if not disdain,” as Beinart put it. The formulation is, in fact, too mild. The left hates the CIA and regards it as an enemy [...]
The wait is over, ladies and gentleman! President George W. Obama has been kind enough to help me finish the sixth part of my series about him. This time, the Obama Administration has decided to peeve the left-wing base by continuing its predecessor’s campaign of pressure on James Risen for the revelations made in his [...]
Reza Kahlili (an alias) recently wrote the book, A Time To Betray, a portrayal of his double life as a Revolutionary Guard member and CIA Agent. Although it is impossible to independently verify his recounting of all the events and facts it is a fascinating read about the despotic Iranian regime. The best [...]
NewsRealBlog decided to ask a few experts their opinion on the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). General Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President George W. Bush, a former CIA operative, a former CIA analyst, and a former global strategist for the US Army were interviewed. They want to [...]
General Michael Vincent Hayden served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from May, 2006 until February, 2009. He is a retired United States Air Force four-star general and a former Director of the National Security Agency. Currently, Hayden is a principal at the Chertoff Group, a security consultancy, co-founded by former Homeland Security Secretary [...]