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President Addresses Intelligence Surveillance Reforms

Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

On Friday (January 17), President Barack Obama addressed the nation and the world regarding US signals intelligence procedures amidst heightened privacy activism and international diplomatic tensions with allies. The reforms were based in part on a lengthy report by a review group on intelligence and communications technologies.

The Secret Service Scandal as Intelligence Exploitation

By William Tucker Whenever the president of the United States travels, he has a large body of personnel tagging along for the trip. Of course this includes his Secret Service detail, but also includes members of the military, advisers, staffers, communications specialists, etc. Because of the trappings of office, and the responsibilities that come with leading the world’s sole superpower, the president is perhaps the most well connected human being on the planet.