Is the ‘deep state’ real? Are the leaks against Trump justified?

‘The big loser in all this will probably be the national security bureaucracy itself and, to the extent it is weakened, the security of the American people.’ Illustration: Antoine Doré
Opinion
Jack Goldsmith
Sun 22 Apr 2018 02.00 EDT

Even the most severe critics of the US president should worry about this subtle form of anti-democratic abuse

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/22/leaks-trump-deep-state-fbi-cia-michael-flynn

A good article that looks at several sides of these issues and the consequences.

This indirectly affects Canada and other nations.

If there was not so much ethics ciolations, misinformation, misleading, lying, crimes, coverups etc… there would not be as much need for leaks and whisleblowers or over surveillance.

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Deep state in the United States

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_state_in_the_United_States

OPINION

Donald Trump is about to expose the Deep State. One problem: It doesn’t exist

LAWRENCE MARTIN, PUBLIC AFFAIRS COLUMNIST, WASHINGTON
SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL
PUBLISHED MAY 23, 2019, UPDATED MAY 23, 2019
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That ‘Deep State’ You Keep Hearing About? It Doesn’t Exist

Former NSA director Michael Hayden is no white knight. But he’s right on this point, which he makes in his new book, The Assault on Intelligence.
By Bob Dreyfuss MAY 11, 2018

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