Recap: A Guide to the Past Week’s Posts on Just Security (Jan. 11-17)

I. Surveillance and Data Collection

  1. Thomas Earnest, Friday Evening Document Dump: DNI Declassifies Host of Additional FISC Orders (Friday, Jan. 17)
  2. Thomas Earnest, Overview of Proposals to Reform Signals Intelligence Programs in Today’s Speech by the President (Friday, Jan. 17)
  3. Thomas Earnest, President Obama Speaks on Intelligence Reforms [Updated with full text of speech] (Friday, Jan. 17)
  4. Jonathan Hafetz,  Guest Post – Bulk Data Collection and the Mosaic Theory: A More Balanced Approach to Information (Friday, Jan. 17)
  5. Just Security, Table of Contents: Mini Forum on President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies [Updated]  (Thursday, Jan. 16)
  6. Jennifer Granick and Mailyn Fidler, Changes to Export Control Arrangement Apply to Computer Exploits and More (Wednesday, Jan. 15)
  7. Thomas Earnest, Michael Morell: “There is Quite a Bit of Content in Metadata”  (Tuesday, Jan. 14)
  8. Thomas Earnest, Senate Judiciary Hearing on the Report of the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies (Tuesday, Jan. 14)
  9. Jennifer Granick, New Report Questions Value of Section 702 Warrantless Surveillance (Monday, Jan. 13)
  10. Marshall Erwin, Guest Post: Connecting the Dots: Assessing the Effectiveness of Bulk Phone Records Collection  (Monday, Jan. 13)

II. Robert Gates, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

  1. Andy Wright, Bob Gates, Disclosure & Executive Privilege  (Thursday, Jan. 16)
  2. Ryan Goodman, Gates vs. Gates (Tuesday, Jan. 14)
  3. Ryan Goodman, A Guide to Revelations in Robert Gates’ Book (Duty): The Obama Years (Monday, Jan. 13)

III. Trials and Commissions

IV. Torture and Official Immunity

  1. Shaheed Fatima, Considering Jones v. UK Requires Reflection Not Knee-Jerk Reactions  (Thursday, Jan. 16)
  2. David Luban. European Court of Human Rights to Torture Victims: Get Lost  (Wednesday, Jan. 15)
  3. Ryan Goodman, European Court of Human Rights: Foreign State Officials are Immune from Civil Suit for Torture (Jones v. United Kingdom) (Tuesday, Jan. 14)

V. Authorization to Use Military Force

VI. Benghazi and Congressional Oversight

VII. International Criminal Tribunals

For recaps from previous weeks, please visit our Recap Archive page. 

About the Author(s)

Michael Joshi

Former Communications Director for Just Security