Ray McGovern discusses the recent indictment of 12 Russian operatives, and the “Russiagate” story in general. He explains the deliberately misleading claim that “the intelligence community” agrees Russia interfered in the 2016 election, when in reality a group of hand-picked analysts made such a claim. He also explains the person or people supposedly behind the DNC email hack, known as “Guccifer 2.0”.
Discussed on the show:
- “We’ll Know Our Disinformation Program Is Complete When Everything the American Public Believes Is False.”
- “12/13/16 Craig Murray: DNC, Podesta emails leaked by Americans, not hacked by Russia” (Libertarian Institute)
- “Leaked NSA Report Is Short on Facts, Proves Little in ‘Russiagate’ Case” (Truthdig)
- The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner
- Guccifer 2.0
Ray McGovern is the co-creator of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity and the former chief of the CIA’s Soviet analysts division. Read all of his work at his website: raymcgovern.com.
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