Consequences of Surveillance

Panelists talked about the political and public consequences of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) domestic surveillance programs. Matthew Olsen, the… read more

Panelists talked about the political and public consequences of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) domestic surveillance programs. Matthew Olsen, the director of the National Counterterrorism Center, defended the programs, saying they were crucial to U.S. efforts to fight ISIS*, but acknowledged the NSA must regain the public’s trust through transparency. Laura Donahue, the director of Georgetown University’s Center on National Security, argued against the NSA’s programs, calling them unconstitutional.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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  • Donald Downs Professor University of Wisconsin-Madison->Political Science
  • Peter Feaver Director Duke University->Triangle Institute for Security Studies
  • Matthew G. Olsen Director (Former) National Counterterrorism Center
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Consequences of Surveillance

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Program ID:
321179-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 2014 | 10:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2014 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 28, 2014 | 10:19am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2014 | 12:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 12, 2014 | 3:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2014 | 2:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 10:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2014 | 7:49am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2014 | 6:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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