The EyeOpener Report- Nuclear Secrets: How America Helped Pakistan Get the Bomb

Amongst the many pieces of evidence that come together to paint this picture of American involvement in helping to protect and even foster Khan’s proliferation network is the extraordinary story of former CIA analyst Richard Barlow, who, as a specialist in counter-proliferation in the 1980s, had a chance to discover and expose the shocking truth: […]

Whistleblowing Ain’t No ‘Fair Game’

Pinpointing “Fairytale Whistleblowers” For the last ten years, in over a hundred interviews, I’ve been asked to talk about whistleblowing and whistleblowers. On more than one occasion I’ve been asked to define the term whistleblower. I have recounted dozens of government whistleblower cases and stories during many interviews and speeches. What I have not done, […]

The EyeOpener- CIA & the Nuclear Black Market: A Case Study

The Business of Arming the Nation’s Enemies The AQ Khan nuclear network was first introduced to the public in early 2004, with Abdul Qadeer Khan’s dramatic televised confession to the Pakistani public that he had participated in selling nuclear technology, including bomb-making designs and equipment, to countries including Iran, North Korea, and Libya. Right from […]

State Secrets Privilege: The Puppets & Puppet Masters

It’s Time to Get the Facts Straight I want to revisit a topic which happens to be extremely important to me, both personally and politically, and even more important to our civil liberties. Some of you have already read my brief piece on Richard Horn & the CIA dishing out $3 million to buy silence […]

Podcast Show #7

The Boiling Frogs Presents Richard Barlow Richard Barlow discusses his experience as a counter-proliferation intelligence officer with the CIA in the 1980s, his work for the Office of the Secretary of Defense under Dick Cheney, and his incredible journey in trying to stop the proliferation efforts of the now infamous A.Q. Khan. He talks about […]

The Current Battle against State Secrets Privilege

‘Sanitization’ is not the answerBy Sibel Edmonds During the past few months I have been actively following the latest activity on the state secrets privilege (SSP). First, I was pleasantly surprised to see that this issue of extreme importance to our civil liberties and constitutional rights was finally getting long-over-due and deserved attention from the […]