Trump to Abolish Liar Clapper’s Old Director of National Intelligence Spot?

by | Nov 18, 2016

Jared, Interesting that Clapper quit when he did — perhaps in a race to get out before being thrown out.

But now the Intercept says Trump and his men are strongly considering abolishing the Director of National Intelligence job and department, and presumably then recreating the old pre-W. Bush Director of Central Intelligence position, which would mean the head of the CIA is also the head of all intelligence agencies and reports to the president in their name.

They also are reported to be planning to reverse Brennan’s reorganization, and split the analysts and operations divisions back apart.

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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