Category: On the Homefront – the HSDL Blog

New report says we can do more with technology

There still exists gaps in the nation’s ability to analyze and share intelligence according to a new report from the Markle foundation. The report calls for the government to make a fundamental shift from its culture of limited access and secrecy and to create a network of information sharing. Details...

Patriot Act architect sees detention flaws

With the Supreme Court closer to reviewing the detainee policy of the Patriot Act, civil liberty groups have found an ally in one of its main architects. Concerned of the lack of due process, Viet Dinh has voiced his concern of what constitutes an enemy combatant and what the judicial...

Air Marshal program still needed

With airplanes still regarded as a potential terrorist’s weapon, Mr. Tom Ridge has voiced his support for the air marshal program despite a GAO report somewhat critical of the program. Details can be found at Article formerly posted at