Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence


Lies, Damned Lies, & Newspaper Reporting

Annie Machon comments on The Guardian’s Hatchet Job on Julian Assange, Oxford, Jan. 30, 2013

“This House Still Dreams the America Dream”

Ray in Oxford Union Debate, Jan. 24, 2013, video – 11 min
Ray’s team, speaking pro, lost – but by only 149 to 150!

Supervisor of Intelligence Estimate Hailed for Helping Prevent War with Iran

The Real News Network, based on interviews regarding Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence presented at Oxford Union, Jan. 23, 2013 (17 minutes)

About the Sam Adams Associates

Sam Adams AssociatesSam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence is a movement of former CIA colleagues of former intelligence analyst Sam Adams, together with others who hold up his example as a model for those in intelligence who would aspire to the courage to speak truth to power. SAAII confers an award each year to a member of the intelligence community or related professions who exemplifies Sam Adam’s courage, persistence, and devotion to truth – no matter the consequences. Read more about the history here.

The annual Sam Adams Award has been given in previous years to truth tellers Coleen Rowley of the FBI; Katharine Gun of British Intelligence; Sibel Edmonds of the FBI; Craig Murray, former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan; Sam Provance, former US Army Sgt; Maj. Frank Grevil of Danish Army Intelligence; Larry Wilkerson, Col., US Army (ret.), former chief of staff to Colin Powell at State; Julian Assange, of WikiLeaks: Thomas Drake, of NSA; Jesselyn Radack, formerly of Dept. of Justice and now National Security Director of Government Accountability Project; Thomas Fingar, former Deputy Director of National Intelligence and Director, National Intelligence Council, and Edward Snowden, former contractor for the National Security Agency; Chelsea Manning, US Army Private who exposed (via WikiLeaks) key information on Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as State Department activities; and to retired National Security Agency official William Binney, who challenged decisions to ignore the Fourth Amendment in the government’s massive — and wasteful — collection of electronic data.