PostPartisan: national security


Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 01/17/2014

The Insiders: The politics of the president’s new NSA policies

Will some of the president’s key words and phrases on the NSA reforms be taken at face value, or will they be interpreted as “weasel words” that mean the surveillance on U.S. citizens will continue?

By Ed Rogers  |  02:15 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, edward snowden, national security, nsa, senator rand paul, surveillance, The Insiders

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 12/03/2013

The Insiders: Feinstein and Rogers say the U.S. is less safe. Why isn’t anyone listening?

Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Mike Rogers told us Sunday that the United States is less secure than it was just one or two years ago.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:04 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Foreign Policy, intelligence, national security, Representative Mike Rogers, Senator Dianne Feinstein, The Insiders

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 10/28/2013

The Insiders: The joke of Obamacare data security

Taking a look at recent headlines, it’s obvious that the Obama administration is incapable of guaranteeing the security of our personal and confidential information within the Obamacare system.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:39 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  edward snowden, national security, obamacare, personal security, stuxnet, The Insiders, wikileaks

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/24/2013

FBI leak arrest exposes GOP bunk

A guilty plea disrupts a well-worn Republican narrative against the Obama administration.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  national security, Republicans, White House

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Snowden failed to follow Ellsberg's example

Enough with the breathless comparisons. Edward Snowden is no Daniel Ellsberg.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:52 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  national security

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Edward Snowden isn't exactly a hero

Wished I could work up passion for this self-professed champion of government transparency. Alas, I can't.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:10 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  national security

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 06/10/2013

The Insiders: Republicans need clear response to NSA programs

I have yet to read a clear, comprehensive review of exactly what the government is doing to collect data for national security purposes, and I still don't know exactly what it is that we Republicans are objecting to.

By Ed Rogers  |  08:14 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, data collection, national security, nsa, privacy, terrorism, The Insiders

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 04/16/2013

How do we keep from torturing again?

The United States tortured in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. How do we prevent it from happening again?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:24 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  national security

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 02/15/2013

James Clapper warns of sequester's impact on spy agencies

The sheer size of the cut will create an immediate national security crisis situation," he says.

By David Ignatius  |  12:24 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  intelligence, james clapper, national security, sequester