James W. Clapper, National Intelligence Director
Mark Karlin, Editor of Buzzflash at Truthout asks the right questions about transparency and our public servants (Image: Medill DC)
Not that you likely missed it, but you more likely just accepted in the current status quo natural order of things that the Director of National Intelligence lied [...]
I’ve found the saga of Edward Snowden to be useful for one reason: it’s forced us to think about how (or if) we strike a balance between privacy and security. It’s a conversation long overdue; as our lives become ever more digital and electronic, there’s an inevitable and corresponding loss of privacy. We’ve mutely acquiesced [...]
Former CIA operative Robert Baer talks with Piers Morgan re: l’affaire de Petraeus:
I’m telling you there’s more to do than with sex. There’s something going on here which I can’t explain and I think we’re going to find out very soon.
h/t Michael J. Totten