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Adopting "counterinsurgency" tactics for use against wide swaths of Americans can only make the situation worse.
Joe Biden's natsec team fulfills his campaign promise of a return to normalcy and conventional Washington. That also means maintaining the failed status quo of the post-9/11 era.
The Trump administration should discredit the former national security adviser's ideas, not subject him to a retaliatory investigation.
"I know what moral panics look like; they look kind of like this."
The issue may be headed for the Supreme Court, which hopefully will reverse its 1981 ruling in Rostker v. Goldberg.
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"By the looks of it, the horse is not just out of the barn—it is out of the country."
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They simply disagree over who should be in charge of misusing and abusing those excessive powers.
Keeping America safe!
Both the House and the Senate want transit agencies to stop buying rolling stock from Chinese-owned companies.
Due Process Concerns Abound
Trump thinks that by publishing the piece, the Times is "virtually" guilty of "treason."
It is possible to believe that President Trump targeted Brennan for political reasons, and also that Brennan is unhinged and unreliable.
The Kentucky Republican is glad Trump stripped ex-CIA Director John Brennan of his security clearance. But Trump shouldn't stop there, Paul says.
Brennan was awful and defended the indefensible, but Trump is clearly trying to silence critics.
This will have potentially serious consequences for those investigating election meddling.
Extending the justification would allow government intervention into just about anything.
No, the government shouldn't nationalize our mobile infrastructure.
McCain and Jeff Flake are right to slam the president's juvenile rhetoric, but questionably blame Trump for global trends while neglecting the press crackdowns of his predecessor.
Rhetoric on international relations rarely matches actual U.S. actions.
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His policy decisions have so far belied his understanding of the public's foreign policy frustration.
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The great disrupter of the establishment turns out to be-surprise, surprise-a man of the establishment.
The Department of Homeland Security is replacing its laptop ban with more sweeping security measures for all U.S.-bound flights.
Don't be spooked by exaggerated view of threats against the U.S.
It's not about fighting terrorism; it's about finding leakers.
We're not any safer, just more miserable.
So terrorism is solved, right?