Don’t Expect Belt-Tightening to Extend to the Domestic Security Budget

By: Thursday October 25, 2012 6:17 am

A day after we hear about the disposition matrix, the drone wars and the militarization of the CIA, along comes Scott Shane to pose a question to all the same people who say we can’t afford to leave a legacy of debt to our children and grandchildren: uh, how do you plan to pay for [...]

Senate Report Details Web of Problems with Anti-Terrorism “Fusion Centers”

By: Wednesday October 3, 2012 11:47 am

A disturbing new Senate report highlights anti-terrorism “fusion centers,” which were designed to allow state, local and federal investigators to share information about terrorism. Instead, says the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, the centers have produced useless intelligence information and proven a waste of money. “The subcommittee investigation could identify no reporting which uncovered a [...]

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