New Book Details How US Intelligence Agencies Transformed Into Cultural Marxist Institutions

For any American curious about the full extent to which cultural Marxism and left-wing political dogma have infected the intelligence community, J. Michael Waller’s new book, Big Intel: How the CIA and FBI Went from Cold War Heroes to Deep State Villains, is a good place to start.

Big Intel is part spy thriller, part historical account, and part political clarion call, all wrapped up in a horrifying true story. No one could be a more perfect fit to tell this story than Waller, who has devoted his life to studying foreign propaganda, political warfare, psychological warfare, and subversion. He received military training as an insurgent with the Nicaraguan Contras. He is more qualified to trace the rise of cultural Marxism in the American intelligence community than perhaps any other individual not subject to CIA pre-publication review.

Waller’s fascinating tale begins as a personal narrative tracing his first forays in intelligence, rubbing shoulders with President Ronald Reagan, CIA Director Bill Casey, Ambassador Faith Whittlesey, OSS founding member Maj. General John K. Singlaub, and other distinguished figures. He firmly establishes his personal bona fides as the right man to shed light on the inner workings of the CIA and FBI, while making the reader feel as though he’s telling them the story casually across the table at a fascinating dinner party.

But despite Big Intel’s, readability, it is chock full of shocking details about the extent to which the intelligence community has been corrupted by far-left ideology. As Waller has explained in interviews, he did not set out to go as deep as he did in researching the book. Originally, it was supposed to be exclusively about Presidents Obama, Trump, and Biden.

Yet, the more he tried to understand the ideological underpinnings of those men, the more questions he uncovered. Who framed those ideologies? Who trained them? Where did it all begin?


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