Essays Tagged "Counterpunch"

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Terrorist Threats and Political Gains

  • Bruce Schneier
  • Counterpunch
  • April 27, 2004

Posturing, pontifications, and partisan politics aside, the one clear generalization that emerges from the 9/11 hearings is that information—timely, accurate, and free-flowing—is critical in our nation’s fight against terrorism. Our intelligence and law-enforcement agencies need this information to better defend our nation, and our citizens need this information to better debate massive financial expenditures for anti-terrorist measures, changes in law that aid law enforcement and diminish civil liberties, and the upcoming Presidential election…

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.