Attacks on Israeli Critics Escalate

Jewish playwright Tony Kushner is the latest critic of Israeli government treatment of the Palestinians to come under attack by pro-Israeli hardliners. They sought to strip him of an academic award, but Kushner and his supporters managed to fight back,…

Advice for Bush’s State of the Union

MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity SUBJECT: Your State-of-the-Union Address We write this, our fifth such memorandum to you since our critique of Secretary of State Colin Powell’s UN speech last February, out of concern that…

One Person Can Make a Difference

MEMORANDUM FOR: Colleagues in Intelligence FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity SUBJECT: One Person Can Make a Difference Our most recent open appeal to you, “Now It’s Your Turn,” was made on August 22, 2003. On that same day, it…

Intelligence Unglued

MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity SUBJECT: Intelligence Unglued   The glue that holds the Intelligence Community together is melting under the hot lights of an awakened press. If you do not act quickly, your intelligence…

VIPS to Annan: Return UN Inspectors to Iraq

LETTER TO: The Honorable Kofi Annan, Secretary General, The United Nations FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (via fax)   Dear Mr. Secretary General, We are former intelligence officials who have served many years at senior levels of the US intelligence…