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We're still searching for the elusive balance between safety and liberty. Maybe, in the response to this attack, America can get it right.
The government says he is a terrorist. But his conversations with undercover police tell a different story.
More than a million requests for cell phone records by law enforcement is just the beginning of the surveillance story.
Why we should all be concerned about the unconstitutional tactics law enforcement agencies are using against American Muslims.
How the intelligence community is creating a new American world.
The National Defense Authorization Act would authorize indefinite military detention for US citizens, stripping Americans of their constitutional rights.
The Department of Justice has told the Supreme Court that police should be allowed to secretly put GPS devices on our cars. But we have already surrendered more privacy than we realize.
That's what the Obama administration is arguing for, in a crucial case now before the Supreme Court.
Ten years after September 11, 2001, we are still engaged in an unwinnable “War on Terror,” and have opened the door to a new vision of “normal”—a normal in which surveillance, detention and secrecy are unquestioned parts of our lives.
The Obama administration may not employ lawyers advocating for extreme abrogations of constitutional protections, but it frequently ends up acquiescing to the political right.