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How the Concept of a ‘Deep State’ Came to America via Turkey

How the Concept of a ‘Deep State’ Came to America via Turkey

In War on the Rocks, Ryan Gingeras, a historian of Turkish politics, traces the evolution and migration of the term from scholastic obscurity to household word. The story of how the deep state entered American consciousness underscores the inexact science and fancifulness that hampers any discussion of secret states and shadow governments. Source: How the...

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پاکستان: انٹر- سروسز انٹلی جینس (آئی ایس آئی)

پاکستان: انٹر- سروسز انٹلی جینس (آئی ایس آئی)

From Top World  Intelligence Agencies In English: پاکستان: انٹر- سروسز انٹلی جینس (آئی ایس آئی) جائزہ آئی ایس آئی کو عمومی سطح پر ریاست پاکستان کے ریڑھ کی ہڈی تصور کیا جاتا ہے۔ یہ ایک طاقتور لیکن خفیہ انٹلی جینس سروس ہے جو پاکستان کی منتخب حکومت کو سنبھالتی ہے اور ملک کے جوہری ہتھیار کو...

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In Deep: The History Behind Trump’s War on the Intelligence Community

In Deep: The History Behind Trump’s War on the Intelligence Community

(This story first appeared in Counterpunch.) “There is no ‘deep state’—not in the conspiratorial way that Donald Trump uses the term,” writes David Rohde, a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent, in his new book, In Deep: The FBI, the CIA and the Truth about America’s “Deep State.” “In dozens of interviews, no current or former government officials...

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Inside Trump’s War on the Deep State Agencies

Inside Trump’s War on the Deep State Agencies

David Rohde, former New York Times reporter, is publishing a book about Trump’s conception of the “deep state.” In an interesting interview with Terry Gross of NPR, Rohde explains how President Trump has successfully politicized the intelligence community and turned his critics among the former spy chiefs into useful foils–even decoys–for his own ambitions. I...

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The U.S. Intelligence Community Leaks on Sanders

The U.S. Intelligence Community Leaks on Sanders

The U.S. intelligence community is not a “deep state” conspiracy. It is a political faction, clad in official secrecy, and protected by general friendly media coverage. The intelligence community loathes and fears President Trump for his ignorance, his flouting of the traditional policymaking process, and now his desire to get control of U.S. intelligence agencies,...