Those who once crusaded against terrorists now spin stories to protect their political favorites. It’s a dangerous game.
Patricia Ravalgi is a former Red Team Analyst and Intelligence Planner at U.S. Central Command. Prior to those positions she was a professional staff member on the House Intelligence Committee and Special Assistant to the Executive Assistant Director for Intelligence at the FBI. She also served as professional staff member on the Joint Congressional 9/11 Inquiry.
I’ve watched as some of the FBI’s best agents drank the Trump Kool-Aid and turned against their former companions in the counterterror trenches. One reason: Clinton hatred.
This is the first in a three-part series, a first-hand look at men now known as Trump allies or adversaries who once worked together to fight terrorism—and how that shaped them.
The moment may come when soldiers have to choose between the Constitution and Donald Trump. No doubt most will embrace the Constitution. But some will see that as a tough call.