Homeland Security

Will the president end spying on Americans?

On Friday, President Barack Obama will give a highly anticipated speech on reforming surveillance activities by the National Security Agency (NSA).

U.S. Government spying on everyday Americans must end—anything short of this fundamental...

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The smart choice on the B61

With the debate over the omnibus spending bill wrapping up, one of the last questions may have been funding for the life extension program for the B61 nuclear-armed gravity bomb, since Senate appropriators made a significant cut in a program that the House fully funded. The Senate’s position should prevail.

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Immigration service's investment program is a winner

Under EB-5, a program created by Congress with broad bipartisan support, foreign nationals who invest between $500,000 and $1,000,000 dollars in approved U.S. businesses are eligible for permanent residency if the U.S. government confirms that their investment created at least 10 American jobs.

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Take Mandela's example and shine a light on CIA torture

A strong, moral nation accepts responsibility for its mistakes and then takes action to address them moving forward. Strong, moral leaders hold their nations accountable for undergoing such a process, both because they know it is right, and they trust it will move us to a better place.

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Remembering the work of the OSS

As our nation’s intelligence community finds itself under attack, it is worth reminding ourselves that it was born in the crucible of World War II when America was itself attacked at Pearl Harbor, because our government did not have a centralized system of strategic intelligence.

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Limiting nuclear weapons: Diplomacy and dialogue

The need remains for further dialogue in the U.S. to limit the stockpiling of nuclear weapons at home. Twenty years after the Cold War, the United States maintains a nuclear arsenal that far exceeds any strategic requirement.

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