Presidential candidate Barack Obama promised to protect government whistle-blowers in an effort to be more transparent. When U.S. Army private Bradley Manning was convicted of espionage, Independent Institute Research Fellow Anthony Gregory said it's time to make a choice.
Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism: A special evening with our "Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars" students and featured by C-SPAN's Book TV. Watch this eye-opening, timely discussion on the recent revelations of systematic government spyingincluding NSA accessing of phone records, USPS photocopying the exterior of all mail, and the dangers posed to liberty and security by these and other such unchecked and unconstitutional powers.
With revelations that Syrian President may have used chemical weapons against the Syrian rebels, President Obama announces Assad has "crossed the red line" and Obama will help rebels. Senior Fellow Ivan Eland discusses the civil war in Syria and the recent developments on CCTV.
Ivan Eland, Independent Institute Senior Fellow, discusses Syria and the latest on the ongoing civil war. Reports that rebels have attacked Shiite muslims. Are moderate rebels losing control to radical Islamists? Eland says it's not a good time for the US to intervene. Originally aired June 12, 2013 on CTV News Channel.