Attorney General Eric Holder was just months into the job when he announced plans to prosecute the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and other alleged co-conspirators in a New York courtroom, rather than through the Guantanamo Bay military commission process.
Chuck Todd warns that President Barack Obama could be on the verge of doing “Jimmy Carter-like damage” to the Democratic Party over his foreign policy.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, believes the United States has been less safe while President Barack Obama has been in office.
Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as “sort of an imperfect messenger,” who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.
Prosecutors say a judge’s decision granting lawyers in a Chicago terrorism case unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records could jeopardize national security.
The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans’ phone calls.
A senior Democrat says there are enough votes in the Senate to pass a bill to protect reporters and the news media from having to reveal confidential sources.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is hitting back at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the two Republicans’ ongoing spat over national security.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and two leading senators on national security are traveling to the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Secretary of State John Kerry is defending U.S. drone strikes after the CIA’s killing of a senior Taliban member.