What We’re Reading: a daily round-up of quick hits, clips, and opinion pieces touching on key issues of democracy, justice, liberty and national security.
“How 9/11 Transformed the Intelligence Community” James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, comments on the successes of intelligence gathering. Former Bush Justice Department official John Yoo provides a counterpoint op-ed, "Ten Years Without an Attack."
Citizens United allowed unlimited corporate money to influence elections, but the decision also promised this money would be disclosed. John C. Coates and Taylor Lincoln write on how the SEC could fulfill this promise by requiring disclosure of corporate political spending.