Guest: Douglas Valentine. We discuss the CIA warrior class. As Doug says, they “truly believe the heroic myth they have created about themselves… endowing the warrior class with the highest social virtues, while justifying the tragic consequences of their imperial marauding as ‘fate’”.Continue reading “Ep 108 CIA Warrior Class, A Heroic Myth feat Doug Valentine”
Dan and Joanne discuss Jack Goldsmith’s essay, “The ‘deep state’ is real. But are its leaks against Trump justified?”
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Recorded on April 24, 2018. Music by Fluorescent Grey.
- “The ‘deep state’ is real. But are its leaks against Trump justified?”, Jack Goldsmith, The Guardian
- “‘Can It Happen Here? Authoritarianism in America’”, Jack Goldsmith, Lawfare (article, book announcement)
- “Can It Happen Here?: Authoritarianism in America”, Cass Sunstein (book)