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Elizabeth Goitein co-directs the Liberty and National Security Program at New York University School of Law’s Brennan Center for Justice.
On the legal and ethical scope of surveillance.
Image: Stephen Melkisethian.
In February, the Director of National Intelligence issued a
The newest report sees nothing illegal about warrantless collection of Americans’ international calls and e-mails.
In the post-Snowden world, it is hard to imagine a more consequential fork in the road.
In a recent court filing, Justice Department attorneys stated that the National Security Agency’s
Above: National Security Administration headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland
President Obama’s speech on counterterrorism strategy fell short on substance.
Elizabeth Goitein, Faiza Patel
Republican hawks think Tsarnaev should have been held as an enemy combatant. Their views are wrong and dangerous.
Taking Issue with Jack Goldsmith
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