Study: Analysis of 225 Terrorism Cases Finds NSA Phone Record Collection Didn’t Prevent Attacks

By: Monday January 13, 2014 10:28 am

A policy institute based in Washington, DC, has released an analysis of hundreds of terrorism cases, which concludes that the National Security Agency’s collection of phone records has had “no discernible impact on preventing acts of terrorism.” According to the analysis by the New America Foundation, “An in-depth analysis of 225 individuals recruited by al-Qaeda [...]

Organizations Tracking Drone Strike Deaths Provide Flawed or Incomplete Data

By: Saturday October 13, 2012 11:42 pm

Students and staff at the Human Rights Clinic at the Columbia Law School have released a report examining tracking organizations’ estimates on drone strikes by the United States. The clinic’s systematic review found reports often rely on unnamed Pakistani government officials or unnamed witnesses. The organizations were all “hampered methodologically and practically.” They “consistently underestimated [...]

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