House Divided Over Surveillance Authority

Republican lawmakers (at least temporarily) tank an effort to reauthorize a key national security tool.

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.

The Reauthorization of FISA’s Section 702, Explained

Congress is weighing the renewal of a powerful intelligence-gathering tool.

The Section 702 Reauthorization Debate, Explained

Experts and politicians want reform of the controversial surveillance measure.

The Morning Dispatch: Does GOP Surveillance Skepticism Threaten FISA Renewal?

Plus, did last night’s Democratic debate change anything?