As U.S. arms sales and military aid increasingly dominate U.S. foreign policy, so too does the secrecy that surrounds the process.
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In an extensive interview with Jonathan Chait, the president expressed some telling comments on the targeted killing program as the end of his time in office draws near.
The increased attention to the DNC email hack raises an important question about what information the U.S. government owes the public as Americans decide who to vote for in November.
The Stimson Center's "Report Card" on U.S. drone policy is not a fair or accurate portrayal of the facts.
Back in November, The Hill reported that the White House is looking into increasing the transparency of the drone program before President Obama’s imminent departure from office:
The White House wants to reduce the secrecy surrounding lethal drone strikes and other counterterrorism efforts, with an eye on President Obama's legacy when he leaves office in 14 months.
While the release of ODNI's new “implementation plan” may seem at first blush to be a minor bureaucratic event, it is a welcome development for several reasons.
Just this past hour, Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Jim Clapper provided the keynote remarks at the public conference The Ethos and the Profession of Intelligence co-hosted by the CIA and the Center for Cyber & Homeland Security at George Washington University.