Ray debates former CIA ops officer Gene Coyle on TRT TV’s Nexus program. All focus is on CIA operations — far from what Harry Truman intended. Coyle basically uses the Nuremberg defense (and Dick Cheney!) in defending Gina Haspel.

May 24 (26 minutes)

Exactly one month after John Kennedy was assassinated, Truman published an op-ed in the Washington Post titled “Limit CIA Role to Intelligence,” the first sentence of which read, “I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency.”

Truman began his op-ed by underscoring “the original reason why I thought it necessary to organize this Agency … and what I expected it to do.” It would be “charged with the collection of all intelligence reports from every available source, and to have those reports reach me as President without Department ‘treatment’ or interpretations.”  ( See:
https://consortiumnews.com/2013/12/22/trumans-true-warning-on-the-cia/ )