Today the Central Intelligence Agency released new, unclassified procedures designed to restrict and streamline the agency's handling of U.S.
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An overview of the administration's new rules for disseminating raw SIGINT among intelligence agencies.
Obama Administration Releases Long Awaited New E.O. 12333 Rules on Sharing of Raw Signals Intelligence Information Within IC
The administration issues new raw SIGINT dissemination procedures.
In a recent post here at Lawfare, April Doss argues that the Ninth Circuit’s decision in United States v. Mohamud “got it right.” In her view, the critics of the decision—myself included—are just wrong. I disagree. Here’s why I think the reasoning of the decision is hard to defend.
Last week, co-authors Michèle Flournoy, Richard Fontaine, and I released a Center for a New American Security report on the future of surveillance policy. This post will examine what our approach can offer the new administration, given what its incoming members have said about surveillance issues and the commitments that the President-elect himself has made on the campaign trail.
A new report by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) offers balanced guidance on 702 and other issues at the intersection of surveillance, security, economics, and privacy.
Earlier this week, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a long-awaited opinion in U.S. v. Mohamed Mohamud. The opinion has gotten some bounce, with pieces by Orin Kerr in the Post and by Jennifer Daskal and Elizabeth Goitein in Just Security. Thus far, reviews have been largely critical. But the critics are mistaken: the Court got it right.
On Monday, December 12th, the Center for a New American Security will be hosting an event of interest to Lawfare readers on "Surveillance Policy: A Pragmatic Agenda for 2017 and Beyond."
A primer on the Investigatory Powers Bill passed by the British Parliament earlier this month. The law authorizes surveillance powers unprecedented anywhere else in the Western world.
What security-related executive orders are likely to be repealed in whole or in part soon after Donald Trump is sworn in as president? I list some obvious ones below, and will be happy to update the list with predictions others may send me.
1. Executive Order 13491 (Jan. 22, 2009) ("Ensuring Lawful Interrogation")