An important point lost in the current discussion surrounding the so-called “dossier”: It wasn't part of the intelligence community assessment.
"Beyond Snowden" blends a personal narrative of government service with proposed reforms to intelligence law and policy to make an entertaining and readable volume.
The president’s power to remove the director serves as an important check on abuse of power.
Under the Trump Administration, the fundamental bases of the Privacy Shield remain unchanged.
The spectacle of DNI Coats and NSA Director Rogers fumbling for unconvincing excuses to avoid answering Senators’ questions about whether President Trump asked them to intervene to halt the Russia investigation obscures the fact that they could have asserted a proper basis for doing so.