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This edition of Update-1 features part 2 of a two-episode podcast with General Michael Hayden. Press Club Board member Molly McCluskey talks with the former NSA and CIA director about how journalists can effectively work with the intelligence community and the future of intelligence in the United States. General Hayden is the author of Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror.
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How can the journalism community expose the secrets that the intelligence community wants to keep secret? That's the theme of a special two-episode podcast in which NPC Board member Molly McCluskey interviews General Michael Hayden, former NSA and CIA director and author of Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror. In this podcast they discuss the constitutionally mandated conflict between journalists and spies.
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Advocacy groups work to ensure 350,000 Muslims incarcerated in US prisons are accommodated during Ramadan
On any given day, whether it’s snowy or sunny outside, the U.S. Botanic Garden on the National Mall is a haven from the rigors of urban life. Now, a new exhibit in partnership with the National Park Service allows visitors to leave the city behind and step into an oasis filled with some of the most stunning natural wonders the United States has to offer.
Republican congressmen have introduced efforts to limit the scope of the Iran nuclear deal
The White House has promised to veto the bill, claiming it would put Americans at risk
Overlooking women as vital participants in peacekeeping process can have grave consequences in MENA region
There’s something inherently universal about traditions in death. We pass them down, generation after generation. Attending a Ching Ming ceremony in California reminds the author of her own Irish roots.
A panel discussion at the Newseum on the dangers facing female journalists.
When many people think of America’s national parks, they think of the battlefields and monuments of the east, or the majestic landscapes of the west. But walk through Dupont Circle in downtown D.C. and you’re strolling on national park land. And with more than 400 units of the National Park Service, the government agency is taking to social media to connect with, entice and educate visitors on its vast natural, historical and cultural resources.
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian and his wife fellow journalist Yeganeh Salehi were released on Sunday and en route to the US
For all the growing awareness of the possibilities and benefits of small house living, and people interested in creating and living in a tiny home of their own, surprisingly little progress has been made in ushering tiny house living into the mainstream American housing market.
Several years ago, on a month-long journey through Indonesia, I got into what I thought was a taxi. After three hours driving in the wrong direction, with a driver who answered my questions simply with a yes or a no, I had the very real, very frightening thought: No one knows where I am.