Assessing the Candidates: Obama’s Whistleblower War Leaves Dangerous Legacy for Future Presidents

Here’s the thing about President Obama’s war on whistleblowers: In bringing espionage charges in nine cases involving disclosures or alleged misuse of classified information, the current administration has set a floor, rather than a ceiling, on the number and types of whistleblower espionage cases a future President can bring. And here’s another thing: With leaders […]

Senator Feinstein’s Funny Double Standard on Opposition to Torture

Dianne Feinstein pointed to David Petraeus’ letter encouraging people to report torture in her letter arguing for leniency. So why didn’t she write a letter supporting leniency for John Kiriakou?