Reflections on U.S. politics as an eternal talk show.
Why is President Obama so permissive with regard to excesses of the U.S. intelligence apparatus?
Why respecting rights and operating accountably makes security agencies more effective.
The Guardian op-ed by Stephan Richter and Jan Philipp Albrecht: What can be done to deter U.S. spying in Europe?
The Republic of Georgia offers an object lesson on the dangers of an out-of-control security apparatus.
Why can the U.S. military detain anyone worldwide for exercising press freedom?
Beyond betrayal of trust, what about the NSA scandal worries Europe most?
How the German Chancellor turns big political crises into major reforms. After the NSA scandal, it’s data privacy.
Wherever one stands on the Snowden issue, it is high time to reassess the United States’ level of civic participation.