Politics & Policy

Freedom’S Men

Though Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan will be remembered as the pope and the president who defeated Communism, the exact nature of their relationship has remained elusive. Some ...
Politics & Policy

“and So You Must Go”

The resignation of CIA Director George Tenet is unfortunate, but also long overdue. Overdue, because Tenet led the U.S. intelligence community into its worst failure of risk-assessment since Pearl Harbor. That ...

Possible Tenet Replacements

My shortlist: those who have shown the most awareness that our whole philosophy of intelligence is all wrong. Former National Security Council staffer and Defense Department offiicial Keneth deGraffenried. Former Senate Intelligence staffer Angelo ...
Politics & Policy

Counter-Counterterrorism

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appeared in the November 25, 2002, issue of National Review. Fighting back tears, an agent from the FBI’s New York office told Congress how his Washington bosses ...