Op-Eds

Jan 26, 2016

The Data Breach You Haven’t Heard About

A security breach recently discovered at software developer Juniper Networks has U.S. officials worried that foreign hackers have been reading the encrypted communications of U.S. government agencies for the past three years. Yet compared with the uproar over the Office of Personnel Management breach, first disclosed last June, this recent breach has gone largely unnoticed. On Dec. 17 the California-based Juniper Networks announced ...

Jan 21, 2016

Why visa overstays are a grave national security threat

Fifteen years after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the United States government still has little idea how many foreign travelers overstay their visas annually and remain in the U.S. This, despite the fact that two September 11hijackers, Satam al-Suqami and Nawaf al-Hazmi, overstayed their visas before carrying out the deadly attacks that left nearly 3,000 Americans dead. Two other 9/11 hijackers had also previously overstayed their visas. Foreign travelers overstaying their visas to ...

Jan 13, 2016

Executive Abuse and Overreach Cannot Continue

After listening to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, I came away with this question: What does a president do when he thinks he is right and the people he governs are wrong? He issues executive orders and actions instead of working ...