John Prados

Articles by John Prados

1 September 2006
Opinion
The U.S. government's umbrella intelligence agency keeps getting bigger … and bigger.
1 May 2006
Review
The Jasons: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite, by Ann Finkbeiner. Viking, 291 pages, 2006, $27.95.
1 January 2006
Opinion
Abandoning National Intelligence Estimates would only worsen the CIA's existing woes.
1 November 2005
Feature
When libya renounced weapons of mass destruction, U.S. officials gave the credit to good intelligence. A closer look reveals the intel wasn't what it was cracked up to be.
1 July 2005
Review
“Report to the President of the United States,” Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction, March 31, 2005, 593 pages.
1 May 2005
Opinion
The first U.S. national intelligence director must set aside spin and learn to navigate a perilous path.
1 March 2005
Opinion
Turf wars and bad analysis are just two likely products of the disastrous new intelligence reform.
1 January 2005
Opinion
How much harm has been done by an administration that refuses to abandon wishful thinking about the conflict in Iraq?
1 September 2004
Opinion
A struggle by entrenched parties is likely to torpedo genuine intelligence community reform; the next CIA will not differ much from the old one.
1 July 2004
Feature
Highly qualified but strangely inattentive, Condoleezza Rice has missed the signs of the Soviet collapse, the importance of terrorism before 9/11, and more.

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