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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.

I can't help it. Commenting on the Trump campaign is like watching a thirty car pile up at the Indy 500. Totally captivating. But...

While I like the Apple products (e.g., IPhone, IPad and MacBook Pro) I detest the company and its management. Founder Steve Jobs was a...

I like to play golf. Hell, last Saturday I shot the round of my life--an 80, which is a miracle score for a 17...

The recent floods in Louisiana may have caused massive property damage, loss of life and terrible human suffering, but it has been great for...

Gareth Porter has an outstanding article pending regarding news this week that Turkey and Iran have reached a deal for a diplomatic settlement in...

Here was the headline on the Associated Press this morning, AP: Manafort channeled millions to lobbyists without disclosure. Donald Trump's campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party...

Media ignorance is truly breathtaking. One of the lead stories today is this headline: Syrian conflict: Russian bombers use Iran base for air strikes And the...

It is finally clear to me that both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump represent significant threats to the United States. I realize that sounds extreme...

Hillary's release of her tax returns exposes her as a greedy, self-centered hypocrite. When I first heard that Hill and Bill gave "ten percent"...

There was a time that I believed that a President would only appoint knowledgeable, capable people to serve at the head of an important...

Ultimately what is taking place in Turkey must be viewed through the lens of what Erdogan, the current leader, wants for his country. He...

I know I promised to write about Erdogan and the unfolding disaster in Turkey, but the train wreck in America continues to attract my...

The pundits, media hacks and politicians who were busy writing Donald Trump's political obituary are way premature. Donald Trump had a terrible week following...

I think way too much is being made of the Wall Street Journal story, which intimates that Obama and his doddering Secretary of State,...

This election season is the biggest emotional roller coaster of your life and Iran is certainly not going to miss the ride. Iran and...

Short answer--Probably not. Donald Trump appears poised to miss an historic opportunity. He is so self-absorbed and thin skinned that he is going to...

The choice between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump reminds me to the Lewis Carroll characters, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum. Traditionally the names are a...

If you are over the age of 55 you probably remember the former Soviet "News" Organization, PRAVDA (i.e. TRUTH) when it was the organ...

War with Russia. What? Beyond insanity. Yet that is the prescription of Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and many others in the so-called U.S. foreign...

NOTE--I changed the title to reduce the shock value a bit. It is intended to create a reaction. Mission accomplished. END NOTE. What is still...

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