Middle East Intelligence Bulletin
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Thomas Patrick Carroll

Thomas Patrick Carroll

Thomas Patrick Carroll, a member of the Middle East Intelligence Bulletin (MEIB) editorial board, is a former officer in the Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency. He publishes and speaks on espionage, national security, foreign policy, terrorism, counter-intelligence, Turkey, and Islam. He also writes a biweekly column for Front Page Magazine. Carroll can be reached via email at carroll@meib.org

Recent MEIB Articles

Turkey's Justice and Development Party: A Model for Democratic Islam? (June/July 2004)
The Intelligence on Iraq's WMD (November 2003)
What's Wrong with American Spies? (April 2003)
The CIA and the War on Terror (September 2002)
In a War Against Iraq, Can the US Depend on Turkey? (March/April 2002)
Last Tango in Nicosia (December 2001)
The Generals, the Politicians, and Constitutional Reform in Turkey (October 2001)
Turkey Shuts Down the Islamists...Again (July 2001)
Ankara's Strategic Alignment with Tel Aviv (May 2001)
Ankara Retakes Its Prisons (February 2001)

Other Recent Articles
[click here to read Carroll's biweekly column for Front Page Magazine]

Part of the CIA is on Life Support, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 June 2004.
Sometimes, It's a Simple Game of Spy Versus Spy, The Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2004.
Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda and 9/11, The Los Angeles Times, 9 April 2004.
Bus Bombing Was No Israeli Intelligence Failure, The San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 August 2003.
Aftermath of 11 September: Espionage for Grown-ups," Human Events, 26 October 2001.
The Case Against Intelligence Openness, International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Winter 2001-2002.
Quieting the Silent Option: The Limits of Assassination, National Review Online, November 2001.
"CIA and Its Discontents," International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Fall 1998 (under pseudonym Patrick R. Riley)
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