Commentary

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The Peculiar Priorities of Adam Schiff

Has the chairman of House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence usurped the roles of his House Judiciary and Foreign Affairs counterparts at the expense of his own committee’s oversight responsibilities?
The Hill (Online)
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The Snowden Effect, Six Years On

The USA Freedom Act expiration deadline is an opportunity to holistically address the wide range of these abuses, as well emerging technologies that further threaten the constitutional rights and privacy of all of us.
Just Security
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Seventy Years Later, It’s Still ‘1984’

We shouldn’t fear the U.S. turning into Orwell’s dystopian nightmare just yet. But at a time when political dishonesty is rampant, we should remember 1984s most important lesson: The state can occupy your mind.

Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star
Commentary

True Islam Does Not Kill Blasphemers

Militant Islamists who want to kill all blasphemers, real or perceived, do not define Islam. But they do define a fanatic, ferocious, dangerous strain within Islam.
The New York Times
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Whistleblowers: The New “Insider Threat”

Thanks to information recently released by the Senate Judiciary Committee, we now have fresh, incontrovertible evidence that elements of the Intelligence Community (IC) have monitored the communications of employees or contractors seeking to report waste, fraud, abuse or potential criminal conduct by IC agencies—including communications to House and Senate committees charged with oversight of the IC.

Just Security