Loch K. Johnson
Loch K. Johnson is the Regents Professor Emeritus of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia and the author, most recently, of “The Third Option: Covert Action and American Foreign Policy” (2022). He served as senior aide to the chair of the Church Committee inquiry into the activities of U.S. intelligence agencies, about which he wrote an insider’s account, “A Season of Inquiry Revisited” (2015).
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Republicans appear to be invoking Frank Church’s legacy not to push for real solutions, as the late senator did, but to obtain impunity for themselves and punish their enemies. In the process, they’re misrepresenting the committee's storied history.