The Evolving Landscape For National Security And Privacy

The Evolving Landscape For National Security And Privacy

Kojo chats with Washington Post investigative reporter Robert O'Harrow about the nature of the domestic surveillance programs disclosed by media outlets during the past week.

News reports this past week unearthed details about sweeping surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency. The source of the most recent leaks, Edward Snowden, came forward over the weekend, revealing a vast landscape of intelligence work in the United States and the role private contractors play. Kojo chats with Washington Post investigative reporter Robert O'Harrow about the surveillance programs themselves and what they tell us about the nature of intelligence work today.

Guests

Robert O'Harrow

Reporter, The Washington Post; Author, "No Place to Hide' (Simon & Schuster, 2005)

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