The National Security State Simply Isn’t a Winning Issue for Politicians—On Either Side of the Aisle
July 18, 2014
Voters, Slate’s David Weigel argues, just see the secret programs as another example of broad government incompetence.
It's time to reexamine laws about selling UAVs to other countries.
Sorry, Lindsey Graham: Obama's Trials for Terror Suspects Have Been a Tremendous Success
June 18, 2014
Why the president needs to tune out Lindsey Graham
Reviewing the president's Friday speech.
Bob Woodward Shows His Anti-Obama Bias
January 07, 2014
A scoop about Robert Gates' criticisms of Obama says more about Woodward than anyone else.
The Media's Arrogant Defense of Leaks
October 30, 2013
I'd rather have government than media determine who should leak
On Saturday, thousands gathered in front of the Capitol Building for the celebrity-endorsed Stop Watching Us rally.
Two leading human rights NGOs, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, released separate reports on U.S. drone warfare this week. They were focused on different places geographically—Amnesty’s report, “Will I be next? U.S.
If a body other than the Congress of the United States were actively contemplating a step that would, by the accounts of virtually all economists, tank the U.S.
We Need an Invasive NSA
October 10, 2013
It’s the best way to stave off the oncoming onslaught of cyber-attacks.