Fritz W. Ermarth


Why U.S. intelligence has not performed better with respect to the crime and corruption that have helped frustrate Russia's transition to a stable, free-market democracy.


The arguments advanced by critics of the Bush Administration's current policy for dealing with the nuclear challenge from North Korea are fundamentally flawed.

 ITNI:  How do you react to Secretary Powell's presentation?Ermarth:  It was very compelling in its content and very compellingly delivered.

The revelations of recent months--about who knew what and when about Al-Qaeda intentions--have lent credence to the hypothesis that the attacks of 9/11 could have been prevented with the information we had in-hand.

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April 17, 2014