How the CIA Destabilizes the World | Professor Jeffrey Sachs

Essay February 12, 2024

Essay by Jeffrey D. Sachs, read by A.I. voice. Read the original at Common Dreams:… There are three basic problems with the CIA: its objectives, methods, and unaccountability.

Its operational objectives are whatever the CIA or the President of the United States defines to be in the U.S. interest at a given time, irrespective of international law or U.S. law. Its methods are secretive and duplicitous.

Its unaccountability means that the CIA and president run foreign policy without any public scrutiny. Congress is a doormat, a sideshow.

As a recent CIA Director, Mike Pompeo, said of his time at the CIA: “I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. We had entire training courses. It reminds you of the glory of the American experiment.”

Read the full essay on Common Dreams:…


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By Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs

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