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University of Texas Press: Author John Prados on his new book, the CIA, and NSA

The NSA Operations Center in 2012. Credit: Wiki Commons. See also: Demystifying the NSA Surveillance Program by John Prados   Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Author John Prados on his new book, the CIA, and NSA John Prados, author of the new book The Family Jewels: The CIA, Secrecy, and Presidential Power (September 2013), answers a few questions on the breaking news about the NSA’s current activities—and how his book foreshadowed it. How does your forthcoming book, The Family Jewels: The CIA, Secrecy, and Presidential Power, intersect with the current breaking news about the NSA? The stunning revelation that people all over the globe—including both Americans and citizens of many other lands, innocently phoning or e-mailing their friends and associates—are being monitored by the National Security Agency (NSA) was explicitly predicted in my book. The book also anticipated … Read entire article »

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