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Obama’s Enhanced Oversight to NSA’s Surveillance Program – Empty Words or a Meaningful Reform?

President Barack Obama speaks about the National Security Agency (NSA) and intelligence agencies surveillance techniques at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC, January 17, 2014. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama speaks about the National Security Agency (NSA) and intelligence agencies surveillance techniques at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC, January 17, 2014. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Based on the philosophy of preserving the NSA programs but making them more transparent and protective of privacy rights, the president outlined several changes. But...




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