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Entries by Matthew Dunn from 06/2013

Can We Stop the Lone Wolf Terrorist?

| Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

The best tactic that democratic societies can adopt to combat radicalized, homegrown terrorists is to confront the cause itself and expose it for what it is: a factually incorrect, intellectually flaccid, bundle of vitriolic nonsense.

The Precarious State of Our Civil Liberties

| Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

What worries me about programs like the NSA's PRISM is that human judgment comes into play too far down the line. Vast computers are collecting electronic communications data, and, by extension, data on people, and it is possible that millions of those people are law-abiding Americans.

What Don't We Know About Edward Snowden?

| Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

By supplying his name, Snowden is sticking two fingers up at the United States intelligence community. Another possibility is that in supplying his name, he's added further fuel to a fire that's blazing across the political landscape of America.