Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

The Good News About Spying

April 14, 2015 Foreign Affairs

"Although rising public anger is welcome, it is misdirected. A fair examination of the Obama administration’s record over the last 18 months shows real accomplishments on surveillance reform."

Timothy Edgar

Timothy Edgar, visiting professor at the Watson Institute, explains that despite citizens' disapproval of the United States' surveillance programs, President Barack Obama has done much to protect civil liberties by way of transparency reforms.

"The Good News About Spying" by Timothy Edgar - Foreign Affairs