Former CIA official Graham E. Fuller exposes the sacred cows of the military-industrial-intelligence-governmental- financial complex aka the US deep state for what they are. Donald Trump's election puts America at a cross-roads. While some of Trump's rhetoric is promising for addressing this, his appointments are not.
With the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, it’s hard to know where first to focus attention.Graham E. Fuller
Rage and righteous indignation on all sides are mounting. There is more than enough blame to go around for how the US got itself into this situation. Where it will all go from here is beyond the imagination of the most lurid screenwriters of White House dramas.
Whatever the outrage du jour may be, we must not forget that history didn’t begin with the 2015-2016 presidential campaign/circus. To believe that is analytically lazy, an easy cop-out, even self-serving. Major elements of these deep domestic pathologies trace back at a minimum to America’s fateful actions from the very beginning of this disastrous American twenty-first century....
An inauguration—into what?
Graham E. Fuller | adjunct professor of history at Simon Fraser University, formerly vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council at the CIA, and a former senior political scientist at RAND