The State Secrets privilege, which was intended to protect national security information from disclosure in the course of a trial, has morphed into a way to completely cut off access to the court system.
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...
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.
The road to a sustainable deterrent is now threatened by misguided cuts to the life extension program (LEP) to the B61 nuclear bomb.
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.
It will take a nationwide team of highly trained specialists to safely shuttle 42 million Americans across the skies this holiday season.
Another day, and yet another story about immigration policy with commentators who ignore the facts, overreact, and fling the dreaded “amnesty” word around without sufficient research.
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.
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.
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.