NSA Secrecy and National Security


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
John Deutch
Jane Harman
Joseph Nye
David Sanger
Dina Temple-Raston
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

John Deutch, former Director of Central Intelligence, Jane Harman, former House of Representatives member, University professor Joseph Nye, Chief Washington Correspondent of the New York Times David Sanger, and National Public Radio’s Counterterrorism Correspondent Dina Temple-Raston,  joined moderator Graham Allison for a panel discussion on NSA secrecy and national security. The panelists voiced opinions regarding the freedom of the press in terms of publishing secrets that could threaten national security, the ethical boundaries of government phone tapping, and Edward Snowden's criminal status.