Former executive-branch officials and military leaders see strategic, legal, and ethical shortcomings in the targeted-killing program.
The comments illustrate how government surveillance can corrode core U.S. values.
A reporter's journey south in search of her roots and the nation's history
Hosting the event might not do much for the party or the city.
If the whistleblower broke the Privacy Act, he deserves to be prosecuted. But he's not the only lawbreaker.
Successful applicants will have qualities that interest a national audience. Send resume, cover letter, and position desired.
The pattern of abuse that Barack Obama promised to remedy as a candidate—and then perpetuated as president
Pro-reform groups had given up on the president—so his announcement of executive action last week came as a surprise to them.
The agency collected and stored intimate chats, photos, and emails belonging to innocent Americans—and secured them so poorly that reporters can now browse them at will.
The centennial of World War I is a chance to remember naive predictions about how it and other fights would improve society—and the awful abuses those wars actually enabled.
"The kind of people who might have gone to NASA in the 1960s, Wall Street in the 1980s, or Silicon Valley in the late 1990s are now, I think, more likely than ever to work in municipal government." So says a well-educated young small-town mayor.
A recent ruling in a case on cell-phone searches may point to future limitations on surveillance.
Watching big companies abandoning corporate citizenship shows the flaw in the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.
The events of the 1960s are fading into history, but John Lewis believes eyewitness accounts are key to continued progress.
Ted Olson often receives credit/blame for helping to create corporate personhood, but he's not so sure about the recent Supreme Court decision.
The civil-liberties advocate Anthony Romero said new information about NSA surveillance will be exposed in a forthcoming article.
Faith leaders friendly to the administration are asking for an exemption from a forthcoming gay-rights order.
The former House speaker loves Dallas Buyers Club, fears Michael Bloomberg, and says Congress needs a total overhaul.
The former NSA and CIA director says the phone dragnet was approved by all three branches of government. Actually, its adoption raises severe Madisonian problems.
John Hickenlooper opposed voter efforts to end prohibition. Now he is charged with implementing one of the first recreational weed markets in America.