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Larry Johnson

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Larry C. Johnson is a former analyst at the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, who moved subsequently in 1989 to the U.S. Department of State, where he served four years as the deputy director for transportation security, antiterrorism assistance training, and special operations in the State Department's Office of Counterterrorism. He left government service in October 1993 and set up a consulting business. He currently is the co-owner and CEO of BERG Associates, LLC (Business Exposure Reduction Group) and is an expert in the fields of terrorism, aviation security, and crisis and risk management, and money laundering investigations. Johnson is the founder and main author of No Quarter, a weblog that addresses issues of terrorism and intelligence and politics. NoQuarterUSA was nominated as Best Political Blog of 2008.

Ok folks, hang with me here. Especially you ladies. I strongly suspect that you beautiful women over 60, like my wife, have never sat...

Sorry for my absence but I have been involved in providing some training on the subject of illicit finance. As Joel Grey sang in Cabaret,...

Am I a conservative or am I a liberal or am I an American patriot? I prefer the latter. My demands in a candidate...

Yep. Ted Cruz. That's the word from Dana Milbank. Yes, I know. He is biased. But in this case he makes some very valid...

The reports circulating in the media that Hillary's emails contained SAP material  from the CIA means little to the average American. Unless you have...

No, I am not going to write something about Benghazi. I am raising the question about the policy positions and prior behavior of candidates....

Our political system is broken. Trashed. Did I mention stupid? Watching the debacle yesterday in Iowa left me pinching myself to ensure that I...

If you have been watching any of the cable new channels you probably are contemplating suicide. They are on the border of hysteria. The...

I originally published this on the 9th of January. In light of today's announcement from State Department that it could not release Hillary's emails...

Remember Donald Rumsfeld's trenchant observation about the chaos in Iraq in the aftermath of our invasion? The message is that there are known knowns. There...

Hillary Clinton's behavior on 11 September 2012 proved why she should not be President. The average American believes that she was doing everything humanly...

Love him or hate him (and I know which side our dear Marge takes on this matter) Donald Trump has once again made himself...

Regardless of what you call them--ISIS, ISIL or DAESH--the muslim extremists who have taken up arms in Syria, Iraq and Libya must be killed....

Better than writing. I discussed this question with John Batchelor this week. Thanks John.  

UPDATE II--It is official. This was not the "STORM OF THE CENTURY." It is only the sixth largest in the history of DC. At...

There is a disturbance in the Force. Not the Star Wars kind. I am thinking, instead, of the foreign policy establishment that is fiercely...

13 Hours is not entertainment. It is not designed to make you feel good nor to jiggle your funny bone. It tells a true,...

The neocon, conservative meme on Iran is that Iran is an unrepentant terrorist state hell-bent on destroying the Great Satan. Oh yeah. We also...

With 13 Hours now hitting the screens across America the backlash is gearing up. My son, who saw the movie this afternoon, gave me...

Folks, sorry to weigh in late. I have been tied up with business (gotta pay Uncle Sam) and have been unable to watch the...

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