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"Beyond Snowden" makes an important contribution to surveillance literature but falls short in its depth of analysis of Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act.
On September 5, 2017, the Brennan Center for Justice filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking records concerning social media screening pilot programs used by DHS to target travelers.
The Brennan Center for Justice went to court on August 30, 2017, to challenge the NYPD's refusal to produce crucial information about its use of predictive policing technologies.
In a deeply polarized era, Congress must reassert its own constitutional powers and rein in the reigning monarch in the Oval Office.
Is our system of checks and balances sufficiently robust to detect and prevent conflicts of interest? And 19 more questions the American public deserves answers to.
Special Counsels just assess possible criminal actions and are not public. And they take much longer than congressional probes. Congress can — and must — continue its inquiry.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recusal from the Justice Department's Trump-Russia investigation is necessary to ensure it proceeds with neither real nor perceived political interference.
Counterterrorism programs and policies should be driven by objective data-driven analyses to ensure they are lawful, effective, and an efficient uses of security resources.
Trump has called Sessions “VERY weak” for not investigating alleged Hillary Clinton “crimes.” But Sessions has bowed out of any Clinton probes.
The Trump administration did not invent Islamophobia, but it has normalized the expression of anti-Muslim sentiment in our political discourse, and attempted to cement it in government policy.