Top secret america edit main article: top secret america on july 19, 2010, the washington post began to publish a multi-part series entitled top secret america, a collaborative effort between arkin and dana priest. The attack was part of a larger strategy to revolutionize america's political power structure about the author philip marshall, a veteran boeing captain and former government contract pilot has authored three books on top secret america's covert air operations. Inside top secret america posted by yourpakistan on september 9, 2010 in july, the washington post published the top secret america project — a sweeping portrait of america's heavily privatized military-corporate-intelligence establishment. I've just finished dana priest and william arkin's top secret america, the washington post's two-year, three-part investigation into us classified activities if one of my graduate. Top secret america npr coverage of top secret america: the rise of the new american security state by dana priest and william arkin news, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
In this, top secret america implicitly brings together a critique of the inefficient use of resources by a failure of congressional supervision together with a genuinely normative critique of a failure of oversight in how those resources are used and to what ends in counterterrorism. William arkin: well, what we discovered in the course of our investigation is that not only are there top secrets, but there are various compartments above the level of top secret which are. Pulitzer prize-winning reporter dana priest and writer william arkin's three-part, two year investigation found that after nine years of unprecedented spending and growth: some 1,271 government organizations and 1,931 private companies work on counterterrorism, homeland security and intelligence at about 10,000 locations nationwide. In july the washington post published top secret america, a series of articles based on a two-year investigation by dana priest and william arkin the report meticulously documented the growth.
And to wrap up part 2, shipp offers the following quote from dana priest and william arkin (authors of the book top secret america: the rise of the new american security state): this concludes part 2 of kevin shipp's presentation and part 3 of my series. These are some of the findings of a two-year investigation by the washington post that discovered what amounts to an alternative geography of the united states, a top secret america hidden from public view and lacking in thorough oversight. Cable news channels breathlessly report on the groundbreaking, exclusive washington post series, top secret america, a two-year investigation by dana priest and william arkin no doubt there.
A two-time pulitzer prize-winning investigative reporter for the washington post priest is the author, along with william arkin, of top secret america: the rise of the new american security state. Washington post reporters dana priest and william m arkin's investigation of the government's response to 9/11 top secret america explores what they found. This article, adapted from a chapter of the newly released top secret america: the rise of the new american security state, by washington post reporters dana priest and william m arkin. In their 2010 washington post series top secret america, dana priest and william arkin offered this thumbnail summary of the extent of that boom for the us intelligence community: in. In july 2010, as washington post journalists dana priest and william arkin were getting ready to publish the first article in their top secret america series, they got an unusual request from the.
The washington post's dana priest demonstrates once again why she's easily one of the best investigative journalists in the nation -- if not the best -- with the publication of part i of her series, co-written with william arkin, detailing the sprawling, unaccountable, inexorably growing secret us. Top secret america by william arkin and dana priest (2010) is a three part series of articles on investigations by the intelligent community of the united states the article focuses on expansion of intelligence in the government. The top secret america site ms priest and mr schachtman have set up is an extraordinary project, with databases cataloguing over 1,900 firms working on counterterrorism projects. From the washington post article by diana priest and william m arkin a hidden world, growing beyond control, page 5: to gauge the success and identify the problems of top secret america, including whether money is being spent wisely. The film is based on dana's reporting with william arkin for their 2010 top secret america series in the washington post, which took two years to report and over a dozen journalists to.
Also with us, dana priest, investigative reporter for the washington post -together, authors of the series top secret america which began today and runs in the paper tomorrow and wednesday as well. The first article in the series, a hidden world, growing beyond control, written by dana priest and william arkin, was published today the story focuses on what the government has done on the top secret front, including evaluating budgets, personnel, and program numbers. Dana priest, a reporter at the washington post for 30 years, covers national security issues top secret america, with william arkin (2010) george polk award for national reporting. When dana priest and william arkin published their stunning three-part series, top secret america, in the washington post, an editors' note explained that the post had allowed government officials to see the web site that accompanied the article several months before publication so that they could tell us of any specific concerns.
Bill arkin, a reporter for the washington post, co-authored this investigative series that has just been released today in the washington post called top secret america we'll link to it at democracynoworg. On july 19, 2010, washington post reporters dana priest and william arkin published top secret america, a series of investigative articles revealing the massive and what they characterized. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from tomdispatchcom here as every schoolchild knows, there are three check-and-balance branches of the us.
Arkin is co-author as well of top secret america: the rise of the new american security state (little brown), a new york times and washington post best-selling non-fiction book based up a four-part 2010 series he worked on with dana priest.