More Surveillance Articles

  • Police officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

    Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.

  • Delicate balancing act for Obama in CIA-Senate row

    The public spat between President Obama's trusted CIA ally and a loyal senator has sharpened the focus on his complicated role in managing the terrorism-fighting programs he inherited.

  • Mark Zuckerberg called Obama to express 'frustration' over NSA

    “I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating for all of our future. Unfortunately, it seems like it will take a very long time for true full reform,” said Zuckerberg in a blog post on his Facebook page.

  • The CIA reminds us who's boss

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a stalwart ally of the nation's intelligence agencies, says she is appalled to learn they have been spying on her committee, ignoring federal law and possibly trampling on the Constitution in a heavy-handed targeting of innocent people. Hey! Maybe now she knows how the...

  • Obama sidesteps CIA-Senate fight over spying allegation

    President Obama declined to take sides Wednesday in a simmering feud between the Central Intelligence Agency and the Senate over whether the agency spied on a congressional panel. “With respect to the issues that are going back and forth between the Senate committee and the CIA, [agency...

  • White House: CIA gave 'heads up' on complaint to DOJ

    The White House said that the Central Intelligence Agency gave a “heads up” that they were referring a dispute with the Senate over classified information to the Justice Department.

  • NSA nominee Michael Rogers tells senators U.S. intelligence operations will be more open

    The president's nominee to head the National Security Agency told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday that he would add transparency to the country's intelligence operations, expressing openness about delivering speeches about the agency's mission and working with Congress to enact new...

  • Dianne Feinstein denounces CIA spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, R-Calif., "reluctantly" insisted that the Central Intelligence Agency had accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee in a floor speech Tuesday.

  • Navy admiral relays concerns about NSA changes

    The Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency is expressing concerns about the U.S. government turning over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, saying it could result in higher costs and delays identifying potential threats.



From the Weekly Standard

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    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

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