Correspondent Spencer Michels continues his series on cybersecurity with a conversation with former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden who says the openness of the Internet’s design puts hackers at an advantage over people who want to defend their data. Continue reading
Top intelligence officers publicly confirmed for the first time that three suspected terrorists were waterboarded and warned that al-Qaida is establishing cells in other countries, particularly Pakistan, to plan attacks within the United States.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss immigration reform, the Hayden CIA confirmation hearing and President Bush’s popularity ratings. Continue reading
Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden, President Bush’s nominee for CIA director, fielded questions from the Senate Intelligence Committee about the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance program created after Sept. 11th while Hayden was head of NSA. Continue reading
President Bush nominated Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden to serve as the Central Intelligence Agency’s next leader, sparking debate over Hayden’s military background and his role in the NSA domestic surveillance program. Two members of the House Intelligence Committee discuss the nomination and the CIA’s new direction.