U.S. Department of State

Tuesday: P.J. Crowley: "Red Line"

Tuesday: P.J. Crowley: 'Red Line'

May 16

P.J. Crowley made his name in 2011 when, as spokesman for Hillary Clinton’s State Department, the former army colonel publicly criticized the pretrial treatment of Wikileaker Chelsea Manning. Crowley promptly resigned, but he compounded his criticism in his resignation letter, which he also made public, saying his remarks "were intended to highlight the broader, even strategic impact of discrete actions undertaken by national security agencies every day and their impact on our global standing and leadership. The exercise of power in today's challenging times and relentless media environment must be prudent and consistent with our laws and values." In his...