Their View: In Senate bill, anti-terrorism tools at risk

For the better part of a year, Obama administration officials, led by Michael Leiter, head of the National Counterterrorism Center and the person principally in charge of assessing terrorist threats, have been warning that this menace now comes in a new "flavor." Al-Qaida has found it increasingly difficult to mount complex, mass-casualty attacks ... Full Story
Michael L Hays

Las Cruces, NM

#1 Mar 14, 2011
Hayden's and Mukasey's objections to restraints on the various protections imply that law enforcement personnel may be many things, but not professionals. Professionals do their jobs within its restraints; if those restraints change, they adapt accordingly. Hayden and Mukasey have political agenda with nothing to do with national security. Paradoxically, right-wingers so concerned about "freedom" seem to support policies which erode civil liberties.

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