Since the Jihad against Communism in Afghanistan and since the 9/11 terrorist acts, I have developed immunity against the appearance of my name in newspapers in the context of criticisms and accusations. (Al Hayat)
Government agencies need to put a premium on fresh thinking, not rule-following. (CS Monitor)
The Costs of Secrecy
"The presumption ought to be that citizens ought to know as much as possible about decision making," President Bush told the convention of the American Society of Newspaper Editors last week when asked about his administration's tight controls on information. "I know there is a feeling that we are too security-conscious. I think we are becoming balanced." (Washington Post)
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