By: Cliff Kincaid
Charles S. Faddis is a former CIA operations officer with 20 years of experience in the conduct of intelligence operations in the Middle East, South Asia, and Europe. His books include Beyond Repair: The Decline And Fall Of The CIA, and Willful Neglect: The Dangerous Illusion Of Homeland Security. His bio notes that he took the first CIA team into Iraq in the Summer of 2002 in advance of the invasion of that country. We talk about the “torture” report, WMD in Iraq, Obama’s drone program, Vladimir Putin, Russian links to Islamic terrorism, intelligence reform and intelligence failures.