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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Fourth Amendment says Obama is not at liberty to collect metadata
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Keith Alexander
Take away the National Security Agency's ability to tap into telephone records, and the nation is left unsecure — that's the claim of the head of the NSA, Gen. Keith Alexander, to the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
Why is the President turning America into an all-seeing surveillance state?
Americans must muster the courage to confront Big Brother's spying
Gen. Keith Alexander will retire next spring as head of the controversy-plagued National Security Agency, the White House said Thursday.
Since the essence of spying is stealing and keeping secrets, we should not be surprised when that essence is supported by deception and lying.
The offensive cyber-capabilities of the United States may well be outstanding, but every country faces challenges in this area ("Obama hits pause on U.S. action in face of crippling cyber-strikes from Syria, Iran," Web, Aug. 28). Offensive cyber-capabilities are essential if nation-states are to succeed in the present and future realities of international security politics. They lend an obvious strategic advantage and provide the United States with leeway in its policies.
The U.S. government's efforts to determine which highly classified materials leaker Edward Snowden took from the National Security Agency have been frustrated by Snowden's sophisticated efforts to cover his digital trail by deleting or bypassing electronic logs, government officials told The Associated Press.
The director of the National Security Agency says he’s taking steps to curb the type of information leaks conducted at the hands of Edward Snowden from ever occurring again – by replacing workers with machines.
Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and head of the U.S. military’s Cyber Command, was heckled and narrowly avoided being egged when he addressed the Black Hat corporate computer security conference Wednesday.
Last week, Justin Amash, the two-term libertarian Republican congressman from Michigan, joined John Conyers Jr., the 25-term liberal Democratic congressman from the same state, to offer an amendment to legislation funding the National Security Agency.
The Obama administration signaled Wednesday that it is ready to accept some changes to the National Security Agency telephone snooping program, as intelligence officials fought fiercely against congressional critics to preserve what they say is a vital tool in rooting out terrorist plots.
The House continues to debate the annual defense spending bill Wednesday and is likely to consider controversial amendments that would defund domestic data-gathering by the National Security Agency and spike President Obama's plan to arm Syrian insurgents.
The White House said Tuesday night that it opposes a House amendment that challenges the National Security Agency's authority to monitor and seize massive amounts of communications data.
The National Security Agency has tightened the rules and procedures governing insiders’ access to data after contract technician Edward J. Snowden stole a still-unknown number of electronic documents from the NSA computer systems he administered, two top Pentagon officials said Thursday.
Gen. Keith Alexander, who claimed initially under oath that his spies stopped 52 terrorist plots and then mysteriously corrected himself and said they really stopped just three, but declined to identify the three.
"There is no other way that we know of to connect the dots," he said, during a hearing about the growing security threats America faces, particularly from Iraq and Syria, The Daily Mail reported. "Taking these programs off the table is absolutely not the thing to do."