12/03/10 – Melvin Goodman – The Scott Horton Show

by | Dec 3, 2010 | Interviews

Melvin Goodman, former senior Soviet analyst at the CIA, discusses why WikiLeaks’ Cablegate is a big data-dump and not the work of foreign intelligence services; documents that show inaccurate information flowing from the US embassy in Georgia back to Washington during the S. Ossetia conflict; disagreements about the quality and honesty of journalism in the NYT and Washington Post; and the question why — if these cables are so ordinary and unremarkable — are so many of them classified?


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