The President Can’t Just Declassify Documents

And no responsible president would want to do so

Let me stipulate three things right away. First, I once had a Top Secret clearance from the U.S. government and was cleared to see, as needed, Sensitive Compartmented Information. This would be the “TS/SCI” level of clearance that has been much in the news since the FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s home at Mar-a-Lago in early August. Second, my clearance is no longer active following my retirement from the Army, and later, a major American defense contractor a…

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Tom Davis

Tom Davis

Tom Davis is a 1972 West Point graduate with a Master’s degree from Harvard University. He is author of the Cold War novels “Conclave” and “Empty Quiver”.