john kiriakou

CIA Whistleblower: John Brennan Is Out For Himself, Not the Resistance

August 23, 2018

Donald Trump’s revoking of ex-CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance has re-ignited a bitter public feud. Ex-CIA torture whistleblower John Kiriakou argues that given Brennan’s record and personal ambitions, he is not a trustworthy Resister.

US Politics

September 15, 2017
Harvard’s rescinding of Chelsea Manning’s visiting fellowship — following a backlash from current and former US officials — is a ‘disgrace,’ says CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou

CIA Torture Architects Settle With Victims to Avoid Trial

August 17, 2017

Psychologists James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, the architects of the CIA’s torture program, have reached a historic settlement in the case of three victims. John Kiriakou, the former CIA analyst who went to prison for exposing the torture program, says the duo settled to avoid accountability. (photo: ACLU)

Spies, News Agencies, Wiretaps and Whistleblowers

September 28, 2016
At an event honoring CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou, attendees say surveillance is not being used for legitimate security needs, but to protect state power

International Law Requried Manning to be a Whistleblower

August 21, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Obama Admin pursuit of Manning probably illegal under international law