Adm. Michael Rogers’s bosses wanted him to go harder on ISIS. His employees wanted him to take it easier. And that was before the meeting with Trump.
Shane Harris is a former Sr. Intelligence and National Security Correspondent for The Daily Beast and an ASU Future of War Fellow at the New America Foundation. He is the author of two books: @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex, and The Watchers: The Rise of America’s Surveillance State, which won the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. Prior to joining The Daily Beast, Shane was a senior writer at Foreign Policy magazine. He has also written for Washingtonian Magazine, the National Journal and Government Executive Magazine. Shane is the 2010 winner of the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National Defense. He has been a finalist four times for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, which honor the best reporters in America under 35. He graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in Politics in 1998.
Democrats rejoiced when computer scientists reportedly pressed Clinton to ask for recounts. But even those experts say a hack is beyond unlikely.
A movement is underfoot to remove the director of the NSA, and it’s unclear whether it’s because of allegations of incompetence or cozying up to Trump.
He blamed Hillary for Benghazi and called for Snowden’s death. In a Trump Cabinet, that probably makes Rep. Mike Pompeo something of a moderate pick.
With alarm mounting over possible voting disruptions, every state has sought federal help with computer security. From abstentions to rumors, what to watch out for Tuesday.