From email privacy to national security, Rand Paul is probably the Senate’s premier civil libertarian. As he tours Silicon Valley, he talks about his causes with Wired.
A prominent legislator thinks it’s time for the broad post-9/11 law authorizing the war on terrorism to expire. And he’s going to introduce a bill to repeal it.
Obama has a chance to clear up four major areas of ambiguity about the seemingly endless war on terrorism in his forthcoming speech. We’ll see.
The war against al-Qaida is far from winding down, according to top Pentagon officials. The Pentagon’s chief of irregular warfare sees it lasting for 10 to 20 more years.
What to do when you run low on enemy targets? One option is to declare victory. Another, under discussion by Obama, is to expand the definition of the enemy.