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Livestream: A Conversation with Matt Olsen on the Reauthorization of FISA Section 702

On Feb. 28, Benjamin Wittes sat down with Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen at the Brookings Institution to discuss the Biden administration's attempt to work with Congress to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intellligence Surveillance Act before it expires on Dec. 31. They also discussed what would happen if 702 expired, and whether it is even necessary in a world more concerned with great power conflict than with counterterrorism. 

You can watch the event here or below:

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Director of National Intelligence Releases Annual Transparency Report

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released its annual transparency report. The annual report compiles statistics and information on the intelligence community's use of legal authorities including the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. You can read the report here and below. 

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