E-mails back claim that Sen. Rand Paul ‘stole’ NSA lawsuit

Messages show that lawyer Bruce Fein was angry about the way he had been treated by Paul and former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli.

Obama’s sure-footed surveillance speech

His address Friday set several markers that may last far beyond his term of office

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?

  • Ed Rogers
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  • Jan 17, 2014

No clemency from Snowden’s self-importance

I suppose I could come around to supporting some sort of plea deal for the NSA leaker.

The one country that wants more U.S. surveillance

If Iraq wants U.S. help, it should give Americans something in return.

How weak-kneed were Obama’s picks to review the NSA?

The real reasons to wonder about how much good the president’s panel will do.

Obama’s feisty news conference

Maybe it was the upbeat mood of a man about to go on vacation, but President Obama seemed feistier than usual in making the case today for his policies on surveillance, health care and immigration reform. During his second term, Obama has sometimes seemed back on his heels in defending his policies against Republican attack, […]

Did Congress pay attention to the NSA?

Lawmakers weren't totally in the dark, or at least they shouldn't have been.

The forgotten side of the NSA’s metadata program

What happens once the government decides to open its vast database of phone records?

Ellsberg has a point on Snowden

Ellsberg writes a very persuasive op-ed in The Post where he argues that Snowden “made the right call” to flee the country. But....

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