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Overclassification

Matt Sledge

Declassification Reform Bill Introduced In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

As government secrecy grows ever more controversial, two senators have introduced a modest, bipartisan effort to begin reforming the U.S. government's...

Secrets and More (Government) Secrets

Elizabeth Goitein | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Elizabeth Goitein

Overclassification actually threatens national security by limiting the sharing of information among officials and agencies. More fundamentally, overclassification undermines the critical ingredient for a well-functioning democracy: an informed citizenry.

A Defense Against Government Secrecy and Overclassification

Baruch Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Baruch Weiss

Steve Rosen and Keith Weissman were indicted under the 1917 Espionage Act, an almost-never used relic of World War I. The government also sought to have the defendants -- US citizens -- tried in secret.