FBI

Why Congress Must Reform FISA Section 702—and How It Can

Instituting a warrant requirement would protect Americans against abusive searches of their private communications.

Now Is Not the Time to Hinder Our Intelligence-Gathering Capabilities

Letting Section 702 lapse would dangerously weaken the intelligence community’s ability to identify foreign threats.

Why the Perception That Crime Is Rising Persists

President Joe Biden trumpets a falling violent crime rate, but FBI raw data tells a different story.

No Evidence Backs Claim That FBI ‘Knows’ the License Plate Number of the January 6 Pipe Bomb Suspect

Authorities have been investigating the case for three years.

The Assassins’ Creed

You can treat the internet like it’s make-believe, but there are real-world consequences.

January 6’s Intelligence Failures

They were not solely the domain of the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security.

GOP Contenders Overhype Plans to Overhaul the DOJ

The rhetoric is sharp, but installing new leaders is commonplace for new presidents.

The Section 702 Reauthorization Debate, Explained

Experts and politicians want reform of the controversial surveillance measure.

Republicans Lean Into Defunding the (Federal) Police

Plus: Kevin McCarthy and his detractors reach a deal to resume House votes.

The National Security Implications of Charles McGonigal’s Arrest

The case shows how the government is falling short in monitoring the actions of former agents and officers.

Did the FBI’s Involvement With Twitter Violate the First Amendment?

The government has a right to convince, but it cannot coerce.

FBI Data and Threat Website Hacked 

Understanding what happened to the InfraGard critical infrastructure portal.