Herbert E. Meyer discusses What's Wrong With the CIA? as part of the seminar entitled The History, Purpose and Propriety of U.S. Intelligence Activities, held on the Hillsdale campus on September 14-18, 2003.
Herbert E. Meyer is founder and president of Real-World Intelligence, Inc., a company that designs business intelligence systems for corporations and financial institutions, and of Storm King Press. During the Reagan administration, he served as special assistant to the director of the Central Intelligence Agency and as vice chairman of the CIAâ€™s National Intelligence Council. He is the recipient of the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the intelligence communityâ€™s highest honor. Prior to his service with the government, Mr. Meyer was an associate editor of Fortune, where he specialized in international reporting. He has written widely in newspapers and periodicals, including the Wall Street Journal, Policy Review and National Review Online, and is the author of several books, including Real-World Intelligence, The War Against Progress and Hard Thinking. He has also produced a new video entitled The Siege of Western Civilization.