Monday, November 10, 2014
Ex-CIA Analyst Arrested For Attempting To Attend A Public Speech By Gen. David Petraeus In New York
Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern paid $50 to attend a public event in New York City last week at which Gen. David Petraeus was speaking. McGovern planned to question Petraeus the way he questioned former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld in 2006 about the Bush administration lies about Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction as an excuse for going to war with Iraq after 9/11. Instead, McGovern was arrested and taken to a lock-up overnight by New York Police to prevent him from attending the event. Welcome to the New America. McGovern writes here at Consortium News about how he believes the national security state learned he was planning to attend the event.