Thu, 12 September 2013
Matt Apuzzo the co-author of Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD’s Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden’s Final Plot Against America: explained the roots of the NYPD's spying program targeting Muslim communities across the city, the link between the CIA and domestic spying, how the NYPD spying unit operated without oversight,the Handschu case, how all Muslims became suspects in NYC, the most serious recent terrorist plot against NYC, what really works in counter terrorism and the structural threats to civil liberties posed by domestic surveillance.
On The Better Half: will the Syrian chemical weapons deal go through, was Putin secretly communicating with sleeper agent Louie Gohmert? The NSA shares rare information with Israeli intelligence, Random Rush, income inequality hits record levels and your calls and IMs.
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