Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Here’s an interesting story.
According to recent news, politicians in Germany are considering using manual typewriters and blasting classical music during their discussions about American intelligence in order to...more
You’ve probably seen the multiple stories and blogs that were published last week on the sad state of the workplace at the CIA. I read this post on the PBS Newshour site, noting that 15 CIA employees were found to have...more
Yesterday, the D.C. Circuit issued a ruling in allowing the CIA to withhold a draft of one volume of a history of the Bay of Pigs Invasion under FOIA Exemption 5, the exemption for "inter-agency or intra-agency memorandums or...more
Since the revelations of Edward Snowden, there has been a wave of data privacy repercussions in Europe. Snowden, the former CIA employee and US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, disclosed top secret NSA documents...more
Executive and Legislative Branch Activity -
Budget and the Debt Ceiling -
With no congressional consensus on a bill to fund the U.S. federal government for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014, on Tuesday, October 1, the U.S....more
June 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, writer and activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about recent intelligence leaks surrounding the NSA's surveillance of American...more
One of the things that has long puzzled me is what led to the significant rise in the enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) beginning in the 2003-2004 time frame? ...more
In This Issue:
- General Legislative
- Agriculture & Food
- Budget, Appropriations, and Sequestration
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