A sliver of a silver lining peaks through the dark cloud that hovers over the Secret Service.
Americans have a renewed fear of Islamic terrorism, but a disconnect regarding domestic efforts to protect.
The Secret Service reaction to the latest White House intruder was the slow and incompetent.
New information suggests that America's emergency response system is under enormous stress.
In my latest column, I criticized Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for flipping and flopping on national security policy and moving between...
We the people deserve a government whose branches are not spying on each other, or us. We the need the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth on the issues surrounding the CIA-Senate spying controversy.
I worked closely with many FBI agents while I was a prosecutor in the Justice Department. Most were hard-working, devoted colleagues. But their boss, J. Edgar Hoover, was — as recent studies have disclosed — a very odd character.
The report of the working group advising President Obama about the future of NSA eavesdropping, along with the latest decision of a federal court that finds much of the NSA spying unconstitutional, inspires one conclusion: There should be a cutback in the overall level of NSA spying.
Retired Army colonel and historian-scholar at Boston University Andrew Bacevich has an intriguing take on the current conversation about secrecy.
“Thanks to a couple of tech-savvy malcontents, anyone with access to the Internet now knows what only insiders were supposed to know," he wrote in a book review in The Washington Post recently.
Because the public doesn’t know what insiders know, we can’t know whether Bradley Manning or Edward Snowden are patriotic whistle-blowers or treasonous leakers. I speculate neither description accurately characterizes their behavior.
Is the now-notorious, massive leak of National Security Agency classified information by Edward Snowden an act of valuable civil disobedience for which the American public should be grateful?
No less than the co-founder of Apple, Steve Wozniak, expressed distress to learn that the technology he helped develop was being used by the government (the National Security Agency) to invade people’s privacy. For bringing this to public attention, he considers Snowden a hero, he told The Daily Beast.
Or is Snowden’s action a hit-and-run act by an irresponsible fugitive, a traitor, and an attention seeker at that who appropriately was indicted and is being hunted down as he traverses the world, now a veritable man without a country?