Intelligence

If the Government Cannot Be Trusted, Can It Protect the Nation?

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

Our supposedly self-determining society never conducted a referendum that officially transformed government from a necessary evil to a guardian angel. But while you weren’t looking, there does seem to have been a dramatic transformation of the Fourth Amendment.

The Flynn Assassination

Michael Ledeen, Forbes

President Trump should expect ongoing attacks against himself and his team.  His enemies, inside and outside the system, have been encouraged to up the ante.  Yes, the new security advisor is a terrific man, but the political risk of Trump’s cabinet is far greater than it was a couple of weeks ago.

Clinton's emails could have chilling effect on intel gathering, experts say

Sarah Westwood and Jacqueline Klimas, Washington Examiner

Hillary Clinton's private emails discussing the case of an Iranian scientist who was allegedly working with the U.S. could make it more difficult for the intelligence community to gain the trust of sources in the future, according to experts.

Obama Admin. Censoring Records More Than Ever Before

RT.com Staff

An AP analysis showed that the gov't more than ever censored materials it turned over or fully denied access to them, in 244,675 cases or 36% of all FOIA requests. On 196,034 other occasions, the government said it couldn't find records, or provided censored documents.