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CIA over censors former employees' writing

CIA over censors former employees' writing

I have joined in a lawsuit with four former federal employees to end the government’s censorship of our writings on national security issues. The current publications-review system of our intelligence agencies is dysfunctional, inhibiting our ability to participate in national security debates. The government has a legitimate interest in protecting bona fide secrets, but the review system is opaque, exceeding legitimate national security boundaries and compromising free speech. Former CIA director Michael Hayden acknowledged the problem, stating that “although the public cannot be...

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