History Prof. Warns Against 'Deep State' Language
In an article featured in Vox.com, Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, cautioned against language indicating that a "deep state" exists within the U.S. government.
Eissenstat and others compared the intelligence leaks currently taking place in U.S. to what has taken place in Turkey, a country with a history of military and intelligence official influencing politicians behind the scenes. In the U.S., by comparison, the leaks are more of a case of whistleblowing.
Eissenstat also spoke to Voice of America (VOA) on the same topic.