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Council on Foreign Relations

Blog Post by James M. Lindsay December 22, 2017 The Water's Edge<p>President Trump’s first year in office was marked by reversals of the Obama …

Graphic: terrorist attacks by al-Qaeda, Islamist and Islamic terrorist groups, 2001 - 2011

The 9/11 attacks marked the start of an unprecedented period of Islamist terror attacks. This graphic charts global terror attacks from September 11 to the May 2013 Woolwich machete attack in London.<p><b>The September 11 attacks</b> on America was by no means the first act of terrorism carried out in the …

Terrorism

Associated Press News

Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Safeguarding civil rights and civil liberties is critical to DHS’ work to protect the nation from the many threats we face. The Office for Civil …

Surveillance

US assisting Middle Eastern allies against cyber threats from Iran

The US is assisting Middle East allies in building up cyber defences to counter growing attacks from Iran, it was reported on Sunday.<p>The New York …

Cybersecurity

First-class Mail

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

Wow. Just Wow

In case you haven’t seen it, there’s been a dramatic new turn in the NSA/PRISM disclosures story. Working with Glenn Greenwald and the Guardian the …

Technology giants struggle to maintain credibility over NSA Prism surveillance

Technology giants battled to maintain their credibility on privacy issues over the weekend as further details emerged of their co-operation with US …

Obama’s “Dirty Wars” — and a soiled presidency

Reporter Jeremy Scahill’s riveting film helps explain how the “transformational presidency” turned to nightmare<p>This is what it’s come to for Barack Obama: Reality has sunk in for many Americans, who at last understand that the guy we elected on the naive expectation that he would undo the excesses …