"The power of the book lies less in attention-grabbing disclosure than in the relentless, almost mundane stupidity and recklessness of it all." My thoughts on John Bolton's memoir and why it matters.
The relationship between policymakers and intelligence professionals is critical to defending the from external threats. And, today, that relationship is broken. An excellent analysis from @GaryJSchmitt1 .
BREAKING: A senior State Dept official discussed a "quid pro quo" w/the FBI in exchange for reclassification of HRC emails, per FBI docs.
"King claimed our reporter lied. He didn’t. He claimed we didn’t have a recording. We do. He insisted we refused to release the audio. Untrue." The audio makes clear King was quoted accurately. We stand by the story.
When Brennan was CIA Director, his agency presented unnecessary NDAs to Benghazi survivors -- at a memorial service for their fallen comrades. An ugly attempt to silence them.