Quoted in the Verge

I’m quoted in this story in the Verge about reforming the NSA. I issue a challenge to Congress to follow through on some of its rhetoric about the Obama administration. But if Congress decided to crack down on the NSA, there’s plenty more they could do. Joshua Foust is a former intelligence analyst turned freelance […]

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Quoted in Time

I’m quoted in Time about two new reports out by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch about the U.S. drone program. While the reports provide devastating details and draw attention to the debate, stories of innocent people hurt in drone strikes “don’t add substantively to knowledge of the drone program nor do they alter the […]

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Panel on France 24

F24

On Tuesday, I was on France24’s Debate program, discussing the detention of David Miranda. The other panelists were: Jeremy CORBYN. British Labour MP (Islington North). Member, Stop the War Coalition – from London; Ellen WASYLINA. Chairman, Expert Council. President, Observatory of the Black, Gulf and Mediterranean Seas (OBGMS); Guillaume GRALLET. Technology Reporter, Le Point; Francis […]

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Quoted in the Financial Times

I was quoted in the Financial Times over the weekend, discussing the NSA disclosures. Joshua Foust, a former analyst at the Defence Intelligence Agency and counterterrorism expert, said surveillance activities had expanded so rapidly because after 9/11 voters and politicians had insisted that the government take all necessary measures to prevent terrorism, punishing politicians who […]

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