Tagged: foreign

17th Annual International Religious Freedom Report

Yesterday Secretary of State John Kerry presented the Department of State’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2014. This report is in its 17th year and holds the message that countries benefit when their citizens have religious freedom. Secretary Kerry emphasized that “the concept of religious freedom extends way beyond mere tolerance....

Government Surveillance Programs: Are They Allowed to Do That?

Following the reveal of two of the government’s broad surveillance programs last week, the American public has been left with many unanswered questions and general concerns regarding these programs’ purposes and legality. In an effort to answer these some of these questions, the Brennan Center for Justice has released a...

Aviation Security: TSA’s Foreign Airport Assessments

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a report on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the steps it has taken to enhance its foreign airport assessments. The report highlights the steps the TSA has taken, as well as certain opportunities to strengthen the program. This GAO study was conducted...