William Arkin appears in the following:
Thursday, September 12, 2013
What if you knew that the government had a massive secret master plan outlining its response to a series of improbable disasters? William Arkin is a former U.S. Army intelligence officer and the author of the new book "American Coup: How a Terrified Government is Destroying the Constitution." In this latest work he argues that secret American programs could be destroying American democracy in the name of saving it.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
"Operation Odyssey Dawn" is the name given to our current military mission in Libya. But the choice of words is giving some the uncomfortable feeling that the U.S. may be embarking in an epically long battle, akin to the story of Homer's "Odyssey." But when it comes to military operations, what's in a name? It's not significant in the ways one might think. We talk with William Arkin, a former Army intelligence analyst and consultant. He's also the author of "Code Names: Deciphering U.S. Military Programs, Plans, and Operations in the 9/11 World."
Thursday, July 22, 2010
After the September 11th attacks, the government began rapidly expanding our national security and intelligence operations. Washington Post national security reporter William Arkin, co-author of the three-part series Top Secret America, explains how the system has become so large and so complex that no one really knows if it’s working.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
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