Sen. Mitch McConnell has a simple choice: reform government surveillance or see it expire.
Report An examination of the Islamophobia network’s efforts to spread misinformation and propaganda about Islam and American Muslims in the United States.
The new Congress is trying to erect more barriers to thwart President Obama’s desire to close Guantanamo before the end of his term.
Ken Gude writes on Apple's new iPhone encryption.
Issue Brief This issue brief outlines potential sources of authority for lawful military actions and recommendations for a new congressional authorization directed at the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham.
Ken Gude writes on the renewed push to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
A closer look reveals achievable steps to close the prison in 11 months.
President Obama should immediately suspend the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records.
The Obama administration should support bipartisan amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
Issue Brief During an unprecedented austerity push, Congress wastes billions of dollars on the unnecessary prison.
Ken Gude explains why the detainee provisions in the bill heading for President Obama’s signature are flawed but do not establish military detention in the United States.
Anwar al-Awlaki’s lawful killing removes a genuine threat to the United States, but it brings Yemen no closer to peace and stability, writes Ken Gude.
Single-minded effort to counter AQAP will only allow conditions to deteriorate further, enabling AQAP gains, write Ken Gude and Ken Sofer.
Current tensions between Egypt and Israel don’t call for reinstating Egypt’s emergency laws, particularly as the country plots its path toward civilian rule, writes Ken Gude.
An op-ed by Sens. Joe Lieberman and Kelly Ayotte gets it wrong again on the best way to prosecute terrorists, writes Ken Gude.