A play-by-play of the legislative history behind House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff’s complaints over the withholding of a whistleblower complaint.
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff wrote a blistering letter accusing Acting Director of National Intelligence Maguire of violating the law by withholding a whistleblower’s complaint. What is the governing legal framework?
The third column in a new series on security issues facing Canada.
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a redacted report on Russian active measures campaigns in the 2016 election. This document, reportedly the first of five volumes, is titled, “Volume 1: Russian Efforts Against Election Infrastructure with Additional Views.” The complete document is available here and below.
Joel, who has served as the civil liberties protection officer in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) for 14 years, is stepping down.
Most Americans regard the intelligence community as vital to national security and its performance as increasingly effective. But the public does not have a good understanding of how intelligence agencies are supervised and how oversight is exercised.
The National Security Agency’s Office of the Inspector General released an unclassified version of its mandatory semi-annual report to Congress covering Oct. 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. The full document is available here below.
A depressing reflection on the state of norms and institutions.
A Different View on the President’s Delegation of Declassification Authority to the Attorney General
There are good reasons to investigate the Trump campaign investigators, and to give the attorney general limited declassification authority for that investigation.