Wikileaks once again successfully hacked the media, shaping discussions into deliberately deceptive ways.
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We are happy to report that Episode 7 of the National Security Law Podcast ("The Less Prep the Better") has just gone live. In about 42 minutes, we discuss:
- the Trump allegation about being wiretapped
- the Trump allegation about GTMO recidivism (and the Spicer follow-up about just when judges got involved in ordering GTMO releases)
Kenneth Anderson reviews Mary Thompson-Jones' To the Secretary: Leaked Embassy Cables and America's Foreign Policy Disconnect.
What is the New York Times saying about Julian Assange?
A Working Group at the UN says Assange was "arbitrarily detained." The British say that's "ridiculous" and they are right.
One of the most powerful ways to damage an institution is what Bruce Schneier calls “organizational doxing”, obtain the target’s secrets and spread them to the world. Whether Sony Pictures, a company providing spyware to repressive regimes like Hacking Team or an appare
Yesterday Wikileaks published three summaries of NSA intercepts of German government communications. To me, the most interesting thing is not the intercept analyses themselves, but this spreadsheet of intelligence targets.
Our guest for Episode 73 is Rob Knake, currently the Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Cyber Policy and formerly with DHS, the White House, and the Richard Clarke finishing school for cybersecurity policymakers. Rob and I are quickly embroiled in disagreement; as usual, I moc