Lawmakers on both sides of a burgeoning debate over counterterrorism practices agree: Americans just don't know how carefully the government is monitoring their words and deeds in the name of national security.Revelations this week that the National Security Agency has c … Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said on Thursday the collection of telephone records from millions of Americans as part of counterterrorism efforts has been going on for seven years and lawmakers were aware of it. Full story
Jeh Johnson, former Pentagon general counsel, talks with Rachel Maddow about the complicated legal issues raised by U.S. drone killings, what a change in the approach to counterterrorism means for the use of drones, and necessary adjustments to the military justice system to deal with the rash of mi
Even if suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev does not speak to investigators before being read his Miranda rights, the FBI still has a strong case. TODAY’s Matt Lauer interviews NBC news national security analyst Michael Leiter.
Members of a Yemeni counter-terrorism unit undergo a training session at a military camp in Sanaa, June 5, 2013. REUTERS/Yemen Army/Handout via Reuters (YEMEN - Tags: MILITARY) ATTENTION EDITORS - NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THI
A paramilitary policeman knocks down a man role-playing as a plane hijacker during an anti-terrorism drill at Nanjing Lukou International Airport in Nanjing, Jiangsu province June 3, 2013. Picture taken June 3, 2013. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA - Tags: CRIME LAW MILITARY SOCIETY TRANSPORT TPX IMAGES
Protester Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the Code Pink activist group, interrupts U.S. President Barack Obama as he speaks about his administration's counter-terrorism policy at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing