- March 10, 2012
There’s an excellent piece by Jane Mayer in the New Yorker about Thomas Drake, the linguist and computer expert-turned-whistleblower from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), who was indicted by the Obama administration in April 2010 for releasing classified information to a journalist in 2006.
The case has attracted less media attention than Bradley Manning, though...
- April 04, 2011
In a fine piece for TomDispatch, Karen Greenberg, director of the Center for Law and Security at NYU analyses a recurring theme in post-9/11 rightwing discourse in the United States; namely the idea that liberal “political correctness” and “excessive tolerance” of Islam have combined to undermine the “war on terror.”
Greenberg relates a recent speech by...