In this June 16, 2016 file photo, CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Brennan said on "Fox News Sunday” Jan. 15 that Donald Trump's "talking and tweeting" is not in the nation's interest and that the president-elect lacks a full understanding of the threat Russia poses to the U.S.
In this June 16, 2016 file photo, CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Brennan said on "Fox News Sunday” Jan. 15 that Donald Trump's "talking and tweeting" is not in the nation's interest and that the president-elect lacks a full understanding of the threat Russia poses to the U.S. J. Scott Applewhite AP
In this June 16, 2016 file photo, CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Brennan said on "Fox News Sunday” Jan. 15 that Donald Trump's "talking and tweeting" is not in the nation's interest and that the president-elect lacks a full understanding of the threat Russia poses to the U.S. J. Scott Applewhite AP

Time to strip self-righteous hypocrisy from intelligence agencies

January 18, 2017 4:44 PM

Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson

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Victor Davis Hanson is a Tribune Content Agency columnist. He is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern.” Email: author@victorhanson.com.