The Monkey Cage: national security

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Querying the FISA Queries

Last week’s FISA news -- about how the NSA “queries” its database for information about American citizens -- was not actually new. But they highlighted just how much information the agency has and the loose constraints on its use.

By H.L. Pohlman  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FISA, intelligence policy, national security, Surveillance

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Obama takes big bucks from telecoms, ramps up national security state

It’s fun to look at the political contributions of celebrities, but more is learned by looking at industry breakdowns.

By  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign Finance, National Security State, Surveillance