Intelligent Intelligence Analysis

July 20, 2021

Consortium News leads the way in analyzing intelligence that is laundered uncritically through the mainstream media.

Aerial view of CIA headquarters.in Langley, Virginia. (Carol M. Highsmith, Wikimedia Commons)

It is not just Julian Assange’s fate that Consortium News covers. In addition to worldwide geopolitics, CN has become a top site on the internet to read of intelligence matters. We don’t have “intelligence officials” whispering self-interested leaks into our ears that are then published word for word without skepticism, like the big media does. With facts routinely omitted from mainstream coverage, Consortium News analyzes the intelligence in a context the establishment wants suppressed.

We were ahead of the pack in unpacking the lies and distortions of Russiagate, and before that, the rationale for invading Iraq. 

In the muckraking tradition of our founder, the late Robert Parry, Consortium News takes apart what the agencies want the public to believe.  Digging in the archives of President Ronald Reagan, Parry uncovered a CIA program to deceive the American people. This was after Parry broke open the Iran-Contra scandal in the 1980s and before he blew up Russiagate. 

Among our writers are former U.S. intelligence officers with a conscience, including former CIA counterterrorism officer John Kiriakou, who blew the whistle on the CIA’s torture program; Coleen Rowley, a former FBI special agent who alerted the Bureau but was ignored on intelligence before the 9/11 attack; and Scott Ritter, a former Marine Corps intelligence officer and UN weapons inspector in Iraq, who was vilified for questioning the 2003 invasion–before it happened.

Consortium News brings you the best original analysis of U.S. intelligence and security services of anyone around.

We are the depository of all memos from Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, an organization of top-flight former intel officials, including an ex-National Security Agency technical director, William Binney, whose writings have also appeared on Consortium News.

When the intelligence is questionable come to the place where the intelligence is questioned: Consortium News. 

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