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John Prados

John Prados is a National Security Archives senior fellow and co-director of its Iraq Documentation Project. He holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from Columbia University and has authored many books and articles on the subjects of the National Security Council, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Vietnam war. His book on the National Security Council and another on intelligence in the Pacific in World War II were both nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. His most recent book is Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War, 1945-1975. His articles have appeared in Diplomatic History, Intelligence and National Security, Scientific American, Military History Quarterly, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Survival, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and The VVA Veteran.



The more we learn about how the Iraq War began the worse the story gets
SHOWCASE | October 04, 2010
In an extraordinary three-part investigative series for the National Security Archives, John Prados documents how the Bush and Blair governments 'fixed the facts' on Iraq.

Why should the WMD Commission be taken seriously?
ASK THIS | March 30, 2005
A group of people without much experience in intelligence work, meeting in absolute secrecy, is not what it takes to produce a breakthrough when it comes to proliferation forecasting – a notoriously thorny issue.

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