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Barton Gellman on Edward Snowden and the Threat of ‘Turnkey Authoritarianism’

Barton Gellman on Edward Snowden and the Threat of ‘Turnkey Authoritarianism’

I recently spoke with Barton Gellman, former Washington Post reporter and author of “Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State.” The book comes seven years after Gellman was one of three reporters whom Snowden entrusted with a trove of NSA documents about the inner working of dozens of top secret U.S. surveillance operations....

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What Robert Kagan Doesn’t Know About the Democrats

What Robert Kagan Doesn’t Know About the Democrats

In recent speeches, presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have laid out distinct visions for a new U.S. foreign policy. Both Sanders and Warren argue, in different ways, that the spread of populist authoritarians around the world can be traced to an entrenched global economic order that betrays the interests of ordinary people everywhere....