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Foreign Intelligence

The Fundamental Point We Are Missing About Hillary Clinton's E-Mails

Kristofer Harrison | Posted 08.10.2016 | Politics
Kristofer Harrison

Focusing mainly on how many classified emails were on Hillary Clinton's illegal server misses a fundamental point: MOST of Secretary Clinton's emails would have been sensitive because she was the Secretary of State.

What The NSA Debate Misses

Adlai E. Stevenson III | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Adlai E. Stevenson III

The debate over the NSA's data collection should lead to a better balance between rights of privacy and requirements of foreign intelligence. But whatever the outcome of that debate, it has failed to acknowledge inherent deficiencies and risks in "foreign intelligence" and the transcendent role of foreign policy in the defense of our national interests. Our foreign policy failures and dilemmas reflect failures of a cerebral sort of intelligence, including a lack of experience in the real world away from Washington, its arm chair polemicists, its ideological think thanks, and too little experience in military ground forces where you learn to expect the unexpected. Policy has been driven by ideologues, militarists, and amateurs, including Members of Congress who are little noted nowadays for real world experience.

CIA Wins Epic Turf Battle With Intelligence Czar

newsweek.com | Mark Hosenball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The CIA has decisively won a long-running turf fight with the director of national intelligence, the CIA's ostensible boss, over who will be the top U...