In this bonus episode, Slow Burn’s host Noreen Malone and producer Jayson de Leon discuss Colin Powell, interviewing former members of the CIA, and the complicated bureaucracies of government agencies. Then we’ll hear more from Carl Ford, the former assistant secretary of state for intelligence and research at the U.S. Department of State. He talks about the mistakes that were made inside the department during the leadup to the Iraq War, and its relationship to the Bush administration.
Mentioned in this episode:
Curveball, by Bob Drogin
“Colin Powell Still Wants Answers,” by Robert Draper, New York Times, July 16, 2020
Production by Chau Tu.