national security

Obama, National Security Team Confer After Paris AttackPresident Barack Obama has conferred with his national security team following the terrorist attack on a Paris satirical newspaper that left 12 people dead.
Holder: Mixed Record On National Security Issues 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: Obama 'On Precipice Of Doing Jimmy Carter-Like Damage To The Democratic Brand'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.
Rubio: 'We Are Less Safe Today Than We Were When Obama Took Office'Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, believes the United States has been less safe while President Barack Obama has been in office.
Bill Clinton Calls Edward Snowden 'An Imperfect Messenger'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.
US Appeals Ruling To Let Lawyers See Secret 'National Security' FilesProsecutors say a judge's decision granting lawyers in a Chicago terrorism case unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records could jeopardize national security.
Obama To Propose Ending NSA Phone Sweeps, But Continued Gov't AccessThe 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.
Schumer: Media Shield Law Has Senate Votes For 'Covered Journalist' ProtectionA 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.
National Security Spat Continues Between Sen. Paul, Gov. ChristieKentucky Sen. Rand Paul is hitting back at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in the two Republicans' ongoing spat over national security.
McCain, Feinstein Join White House Official In Trip To Guantanamo BayWhite 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.
Kerry Defends US Drone Policy After Pakistan HitSecretary of State John Kerry is defending U.S. drone strikes after the CIA's killing of a senior Taliban member.
Lieberman: Boston Bombings Could Have Been Stopped Former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman says failures by national security agencies tainted investigations into the Boston bombing plotters — and says the scheme could have been discovered beforehand.