Writing for the blog Lawfare, Edgar says that the author of the article, which ran in the December 16 issue of the New Yorker, "oversimplifies, and therefore distorts, the legal issues in a way that fits his narrative."
This month's Big Transparency and the NSA conference is featured on IC on the Record, the government's main surveillance transparency website. Established by order of President Obama, the site serves as a gateway for FISA court documents, compliance reports, and similar information.
James N. Green, professor of history and faculty fellow at the Institute, testified before the São Paulo Truth Commission on November 26, explaining how systematic torture of oppositionists by the Brazilian military regime created a climate of fear and paranoia.
The Chronicle of Higher Education explores Director Richard Locke's move to Brown and his transformation of the Institute, which University President Christina H. Paxson describes as "quite astounding."
A group of students led by Faculty Fellow J. Timmons Roberts is in Warsaw this week for the nineteenth meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP19 for short).